Warning signs of suicide – The AFSP notes that people who take their own lives may speak about doing so prior to committing suicide. People should seek help if they or a loved one talks about feeling hopeless, having no reason to live or being a burden to others. People who speak of feeling trapped or feeling unbearable pain also may be exhibiting warning signs of suicide. #BeThe1To
Suicide Hotline into Corn Maze – A Wisconsin farmer decided to put the suicide hotline into his corn maze as well as Your Life Matters on the the corn maze. Govin’s Farm in Menomonie, WI has an 11-acre maze (that is about the size of 14 football fields). On the corn maze it says “Your life matters” and has the number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
May is Mental Health Awareness Month.You Can Have a #RealConvo with Me. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is focusing their attention on having a #RealConvo about mental health. They learned through a recent Harris Poll that 89 percent.