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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control released news about the continuing increase in rates of suicide across the U.S. in recent years.
In light of this, we want to share a few thoughts with you:
We at JED are doing all we can to support the health and safety of teens and young adults at schools and in their communities. We can all work together to spread awareness about these critical issues and helpful resources, and advocate for sensible mental health policies and expansion of services. Most importantly, we can all do our best to take care of ourselves and each other and to seek help and support when it is needed.
If you or someone you know needs to talk to someone right now, text, call, or chat 988 for a free confidential conversation with a trained counselor 24/7.
You can also contact the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741-741.
If this is a medical emergency or if there is immediate danger of harm, call 911 and explain that you need support for a mental health crisis.