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Powerpoint Presentation in Honor of Brit for Suicide Awareness and Prevention

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In the beautiful memory of

  1. 1. In the beautiful Memory of Britney S. Craig
  2. 2. June 29, 1984 – May 19, 2013
  3. 3. Suicide is community problem that requires a community response.
  4. 4. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States…… It’s the rd 3 leading cause for those 10-24 years of age.
  5. 5. In the United States……. 1 PERSON EVERY 13.7 MINUETS COMMITS SUICIDE EVERY 32 SECONDS SOMEONE ATTEMPTS SUICIDE
  6. 6. Each suicide affects intimately, an average of at least 6 other people.
  7. 7. In the general population…. Young people were more likely to use a: •Firearm •Suffocation •Posing •Adolescence and young adults were more likely to use •Firearm •Young children were more likely to use suffocation. •Based on the statistics from the National Institute of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.
  8. 8. 90% of people who die by suicide has a diagnosable and treatable psychiatric disorder at the time of death!
  9. 9. The most frequently cited risk factors for suicide are: -Mental disorders, in particular: Depression or bipolar (manic-depressive) disorder Alcohol or substance abuse or dependence Schizophrenia Borderline or antisocial personality disorder Conduct disorder (in youth) Psychotic disorders; psychotic symptoms in the context of any disorder Anxiety disorders Impulsivity and aggression, especially in the context of the above mental disorders Previous suicide attempt Family history of attempted or completed suicide Serious medical condition and/or pain
  10. 10. 50% - 75% of people who attempt suicide, tell someone about their intentions
  11. 11. More than 50% of all suicides are done by the use of a firearm.
  12. 12. If you or someone you know needs help: Suicide Prevention hotline: 1-800-273-TALK 911 Psychiatric Hospital or walk in Clinic Hospital emergency room Urgent Care Center/Clinic
  13. 13. We will ALWAYS love you and miss you Britney!!! To the moon and back…

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