Suicide is a leading cause of death in the United States. In fact, more than 12 million adults seriously thought about suicide in 2021. It’s the second leading cause of death for people ages 10-14 and 20-34.
The COVID-19 pandemic’s continued impact on mental health makes it especially important to be vigilant about signs of suicide in yourself and loved ones. Awareness is an essential part of prevention. We must recognize the signs in loved ones and encourage them to receive treatment.
This infographic highlights warning signs of suicide. If you or someone you care about need help, contact an Oceans Hospital near you.