Talking with someone about your thoughts and feelings can save your life. There are steps you can take to keep yourself safe through a crisis, which include:
- Find a therapist / support group
- Build a support network
- Make a safety plan for yourself
Here at Cove Behavioral Health we have safety nets and teammates who are here to help. We pride ourselves on the diversity of our groups and will help you find which groups works the best for you, not only personally, but also with your availability, in person or via telehealth.
Someone dies from suicide every 12 minutes—and over the past two decades, suicide rates have increased in every state across the country. For the first time in recent generations, life expectancy is decreasing due to suicide. According to the latest research:
- There were 1.4 million attempts and more than 47,000 deaths from suicide.
- Suicide is at its highest level and is still rising.
- Rural counties are being hit the hardest with suicide rates double the rate in urban counties.
- There has been an alarming 50% increase of suicide rates among women.
Suicide touches whole communities.
Each person who dies by suicide leaves behind 135 people who knew that person—and the impact of suicide and the bereavement that follow.
You are not alone in reaching out, In 2018, more than 2.2 million people in the U.S. sought out help.
Don’t struggle alone.
This information is brought to you by SAMSHA, for more information on suicide and emergency lines, visit SAMHSA online at samhsa.gov/suicide