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Let’s spread the word about actions we can all take to prevent suicide.
- ASK: Research shows people who are having thoughts of suicide feel relief when someone asks after them in a caring way.
- BE THERE: Individuals are more likely to feel less depressed, less suicidal, less overwhelmed, and more hopeful after speaking to someone who listens without judgment.
- FOLLOW UP: Studies have shown brief, supportive and ongoing contact may be an important part of suicide prevention.
Next week we will be handing out suicide prevention ribbons. We can raise awareness for suicide prevention by wearing ribbons and watching out for each other.