Thursday, September 9, 2021
Join NAMI Cape Ann for a Free Forum on Suicide Awareness and Prevention on Wednesday, September 15th from 7 to 8:30 PM
To join the webinar, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request the Zoom link. The Zoom link will also be posted on NAMI Cape Ann's Website home page https://namicapeann.org on September 15.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Leading Causes of Death Reports, in 2019:
- Suicide was the tenth leading cause of death overall in the United States, claiming the lives of over 47,500 people.
- Suicide was the second leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 and 34, and the fourth leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 35 and 44.
- There were nearly two and a half times as many suicides (47,511) in the United States as there were homicides (19,141).
NAMI is the nation’s leading grassroots advocacy organization solely dedicated to improving the lives of persons with mental health conditions and their loved ones. NAMI Cape Ann serves #Essex, #Gloucester, #Ipswich, #Manchester-by-the Sea and #Rockport residents.
Posted by Bruce Tarr at 11:03 AM