Suicide Prevention Awareness Month is a time to raise awareness of this stigmatized and often taboo topic. We use this month to shift public perception, spread hope and share vital information with people affected by suicide.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) aims to ensure that individuals, friends, and families can access the resources they need to discuss suicide prevention and seek help.
- The New Canaan Urgent Assessment (NCUA) Program
- 988 is now available nationwide as the new number to contact for mental health.
- TEDx Talk Speaker and Suicide-attempt survivor Emily Torchiana presented the CARES Program “Shattering the Stigma of Mental Health.” depression, social anxiety, and overcoming a suicide attempt. You can learn more about Emily and her work at www.lostgotfound.org.