September is the month reserved for raising awareness about the importance of suicide prevention. National Suicide Prevention Month serves as a reminder that many of us along with our co-workers, friends, and family members may be dealing with mental health issues including thoughts of suicide.

Take some time to learn more about how you can help those in your life who are struggling with these difficult issues. You can learn more about suicide prevention and how to help yourself or your loved one through crisis  

If you or someone you love needs help, you can reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) for help 24-hours a day.