Powerful stuff hey...
Suicide is the leading cause of death for Australians aged between 15 and 44. There are approximately 65,000 suicide attempts each year.
In the UK it is the most common cause of death for men aged between 20-49.
More than 55,000 suicides occur in the European Union each year.
These devastating statistics can be lowered if we stand together, support one another and offer our time, our ears and create awareness. Look out for each other friends, let's see if we can make a real difference.
www.beyondblue.org.au - 1300 224 636 - Australia
www.mind.org.uk - 0300 123 3393 - Samaritans - 116 123 - UK & ROI
www.mentalhealthamerica.net - 1-800-273-TALK - USA
www.mentalhealth.org.nz - Lifeline - 0800 543 354 - Samaritans - 0800 726 666 - NZ
If anyone has any useful numbers/contacts - we'd be happy to hear from you and add them to our site.
Asking a friend or a stranger if they're ok could be life-changing. Stand tall, Have courage. Walk Your Walk. Be You. Be unique.