I’m in White Marsh, Maryland this week consulting on suicide prevention, postvention, and outreach strategies for the Joshua York Legacy Foundation.
If you don’t already know about them, you should check them out. An amazing group of people who are doing everything they can to lift others up.
“Strengthening lives with love.” -JYLF
Check out their Facebook group Suicide Prevention Rocks to see some of their amazing work.
#suicideprevention #jylf #suicidepreventionrocks # #mentalhealth #livedexperience #inspire #schools #lawenforcement
On Saturday, the community will have an opportunity to come together and celebrate life while standing up and speaking out about suicide.
Arkansas is ranked ninth in the nation for the highest rate of suicide. Susie Reynolds Reece, executive director of Suicide Prevention Allies, said the state loses one person to suicide every 12 hours.
And, for every one death, there are 25 attempted suicides, Reece said.
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