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September 2023

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. The following information offers resources and links to valuable information regarding this important month.

If you are thinking about harming yourself or attempting suicide, tell someone who can help right away

  • Call 988 the 24-hour hotline of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to be connected to a trained counselor at a suicide crisis center nearest you.

  • Call your doctor’s office.

  • Go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

  • Línea Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio (ayuda en Español) 1-888-628-9454

  • Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ) 1-866-488-7386 

  • TTY Users: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255

  • Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255

  • Call 911 for emergency services.

Ask a family member or friend to help you make these calls or take you to the hospital.


R U OK Day - September 9th

Learn how to ask the hard mental health questions that could save a life

World Suicide Prevention Day - September 10th

Read about student advocates taking the lead to curb campus suicide

National Sober Day - September 14th

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National Suicide Prevention Month
Read our guide on activities and ideas for National Suicide Prevention Month

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National Self-Care Awareness Month

Practice self-care with these self-care ideas and get inspired by these self-care quotes


Mullets For Mental Health Month

Read this good news story about the Australians sporting mullets to raise money for mental health research

National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month

To Anyone Out There Who's Hurting - It's Not A Sign of Weakness to Ask for Help. It's A Sign of Strength. (Barack Obama)

With love and gratitude, Parents Center SC

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