By: Natia Compton 8th Hour
Why You Should Listen and Contribute
- There are approximately 750,000 suicide attempts each year, and every 13.7 seconds someone in the United States dies by this corruption.
- Suicide is the third most common cause of death amongst adolescents between 15-24 years of age, and the sixth most common cause of death amongst 5-14 year old.
What You Can Do To Help
- Whenever you notice signs of feeling despair and hopeless, drug or alcohol abuse and even if they are gone often could mean they are planning for it.
- Don't try to solve the problem on your own you can call 911 or an emergency suicide hotline (1-800-448-3000) just make sure it is an professional.