World Suicide Prevention Day, observed on September 10th each year, is a global initiative dedicated to raising awareness about the significant issue of suicide and promoting actions to prevent it. This day serves as a reminder of the importance of mental health, encouraging open conversations, reducing stigma, and providing support to individuals at risk. It calls for collective efforts from governments, organizations, and communities to educate, engage, and collaborate in order to save lives and create a world where suicide is less prevalent, where those in need can find help.
Please remember that if you or someone you know is in immediate danger or experiencing a mental health crisis, it’s crucial to seek help immediately by calling 911 or going to the nearest emergency room. Additionally, stay up-to-date with the latest mental health resources and support services available in your region, as these may evolve over time.
More info on International Association for Suicide Prevention
The Mind Forward EDI Committee