Please, if you are in need of immediate medical or psychiatric help, contact 911 or head to your nearest emergency department. 24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
PLEASE SHARE this video, to help spread awareness about suicide and to help reduce the stigma around this topic. It takes 5 seconds to post this to your social media. Please help the cause, it may help someone out there who may stumble upon it.
Let’s talk about suicide. Let’s talk about suicide in an open, candid fashion without stigma and without guilt or shame. If you can spare a few minutes, please take a listen to this important discussion about how you, me, and everyone in our country needs to work together to help end this silent epidemic of suicide.
In order to help reduce the fear, shame, and guilt about talking about suicide, we need to continue to reduce the stigma surrounding this topic by getting rid of false prejudices, misconceptions, and myths about suicide out of our cultural narrative.
Please, please, donate a few minutes of your time to learn about suicide and SHARE this video with others. Share it with friends, family, co-workers, your students, strangers, on your social media. Help raise awareness and make a positive impact in someone’s life TODAY. Seek help for yourself. Reach out to those in your life who might be in need.
And for those of you out there who are struggling. I have a simple message:
You are worth it. You are precious. There is only one of you. You are full of so much potential. You are irreplaceable.
Please fight. Please keep the faith. Hold onto hope.
Dr. Andrew Kim M.D.
24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Support for those who have lost someone to suicide:
NAMI Myths about Suicide:
NIH Statistics on Suicide:
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