In the United States, a person dies by suicide every 13.3 minutes, claiming more than 39,500 lives each year. It is estimated that an attempt is made every minute, with close to one million people attempting suicide annually. Suicide is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. among adults 18-65, the second leading cause of death among teens and young adults, and individuals ages 65 and older account for 16 percent of all suicide deaths. This is a public health issue that does not discriminate by age, gender, ethnicity, or socio-economic status. Walk to save lives, find an event near you and register today!
The walk benefits the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Any donation would be appreciated by us. You can send your contribution to: http://afsp.donordrive.com. Find the team name Mikaela & Nichole . Thank you so much for your support. ~Kathy
If you are in crisis, call
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline