Suicide Prevention

Help stop a growing problem in teens


Some signs that a person is going to commit suicide are that they will always be talking about death, losing interest in things are used to care about, talking about suicide, making comments like "It would be better if I wasn't here," going from very sad to happy or calm unexpectedly, giving away possessions, saying goodbye to people.

How to help

-Learn the warning signs
-Reach out to your friend
-Talk to someone
-Call suicide prevention hotline @ 1-800-273-8255
-See therapist

Suicide Statistics

-Suicide is the third leading case of death for people 15-24
-On average one person dies by suicide every 16.2 minutes
-Suicide takes nearly 30,000 American lives a year


-See Mr.Hartley or other teachers in the school
-See Primary physician
-Onondaga mental health clinics

Information on help
-1-800-273-TALK (8255)