Hello, hello! Many thanks and a warm, warm welcome to I Lost My 30’s new readers!!
Annnnddd…a huge thank you for the more than 125 shares of the National Suicide Prevention Week information and all the wonderful messages!!!
Education and open dialogue is key!! Just a simple ‘hello, how are you today?’ could make a difference in a person’s life.
All my best, Jess
How are you feeling today? Just asking can help someone feel supported, listened too and cared for.
Thinking of my loved ones and friends of loved ones today, who lost their battle with mental illness.
National Suicide Prevention Week begins today, September 7, 2014 to September 13, 2014.
To find information about suicide prevention, suicide attempt support and/or suicide survivor support, mental health education and local offices in your area, and how you can get involved - visit:
National Alliance on Mental Illness
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
International Bipolar Foundation
These are just a few of the many notable organizations working to prevent suicide and educate about mental health disorders.
For a larger list of mental health resources and suggested reading, please visit www.ilostmy30s.tumblr.com.
Help spread the word by sharing this post. Suicide prevention starts with education and support.In good health!