Every 11 seconds someone dies by suicide. For every completed suicide, there are approximately 25 attempts. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in America. Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death amongst 15-24 year olds. 1 in every 60 Americans is a survivor of suicide loss.
National Suicide Prevention Week is September 6-12th, with World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th. Suicide currently ranks as the second leading cause of death amongst those ages 10-24. Suicide is a preventable death. We
Kate Spade's father is speaking out about their family's tragic loss and new numbers out from the CDC show a dramatic increase in the number of Americans dying by suicide. ABC's Deborah Roberts is
The shocking deaths of iconic designer Kate Spade and chef and author Anthony Bourdain have inspired a number of celebrities to share their battles with mental illness on social media, including Dwayne “The Rock”
Megyn Kelly TODAY welcomes Amy Holmes of PBS’ “In Principle,” MSNBC analyst Zerlina Maxwell and psychologist Jennifer Hartstein to discuss topics of the day, including the tragic deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade.
At the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, the rapper Logic performed a new song. The song, 1-800-273-8255, is the number to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. According to the director of the organization, in the three
Jennifer Hartstein tells TODAY’s Matt Lauer that “open dialogue with your kids” is key in the wake of rising suicide rates among teenagers: “Don’t be afraid to ask them any questions.” She says that if you’re afraid that your teen’s smartphone could be contributing to a problem, take it away from them.