Two-thirds of gun related deaths are suicides. Older men are the highest percentage of suicides and growing. Veterans and teens have high rates of suicide. Most suicides are impulsive in nature, reactions to bleakest moments. Access to care must be immediate and easy.
A 3-digit Suicide Prevention Hotline is a good step to make reaching out for help immediately available in a crisis.
If you need immediate help, REACH OUT! There are caring people waiting to help you. Talk to someone you trust or you can always find help:
CALL 911 or 1-800-273-8255 – National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Call now.
No one should make this kind of decision alone.