September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Over 800,000 people die by suicide worldwide every year. In the United States, suicide rates have surged to the highest levels in nearly 30 years, with increases in every age group.

This month, the Church magazines have published three great articles about suicide:

Here is a summary of key Church resources to help members understand suicide and to support individuals who are affected by suicide:

As you share this information with your friends and family, you may wish to use the hashtags #SuicidePrevention, #SuicideAwareness, or #ChoosingToLive.

See other articles on LDS Media Talk about suicide.


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