New programs offered to prevent suicide

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Valley News - Health
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – In California, suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 10-24 and every 0.65 or less than one young person per day is lost to the silent epidemic of youth suicide. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 8-14, climaxing the World Suicide Prevention Day Sept. 10. All around the nation, suicide prevention organizations, volunteers, individuals and other interested groups will be conducting prevention and awareness events. The Jason Foundation Inc. is currently planning events and activities to help spread awareness as well. In addition to various speaking engagements and events, JFI will be promoting several initiatives for the month of September. Hashtag #IWONTBESILENT is an ongoing awaren
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