According to the Center for Disease Control, Suicide rates have increased by 30% over the past 10 years. In 2016 alone nearly 45,000 lives were lost to suicide.
This year, during National Suicide Prevention week, connect with those in your life about mental health. Stay connected by following @afspnational throughout the week.
If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide call the
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255)
or call 911 immediately.
If you are on the Batavia campus and someone you know is suicidal, please seek help from our counselors located in Suite C231 or call x6219.