a lit candle symbolizing hope for ending suicide

On average, more than 100 people in the U.S. die by suicide every day — it’s the second leading cause of death for teens and young adults, and the 10th leading cause of death overall. Suicide affects families from every walk of life. We can all play a role in offering help and support to those around us.

If you are feeling suicidal, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), text TALK to 741741, or or visit https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/.

If you think someone you know may be suicidal:

And take a minute today to reach out to a friend or family member just to let them know you care, especially those who might be remembering a lost loved one or feeling alone and isolated.