Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a major public health concern. Over 41,000 people die by suicide each year in the United States; it is the 10th leading cause of death overall. Suicide is tragic. But it is often preventable. Knowing the risk factors for suicide and who is at risk can help reduce the suicide rate. This video identifies early warning signs and appropriate interventions for a person who may be considering suicide as well as the available mental health and suicide prevention services offered by LCU and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.