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Episode 121: Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Wednesday – September 6, 2023

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September is Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month, and September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC: “Suicide rates increased about 36% from 2000 to 2021. Suicide resulted in 48,183 deaths in 2021, which is about one death every 11 minutes. The number of people who think about or attempt suicide is even higher. In 2021 about 12.3 million American adults seriously thought about suicide, 3.5 million planned a suicide and 1.7 million attempted suicide. “ (Source: cdc.gov/suicide/facts/index.html)

Our guests for this ADA Live! episode are Rachelle Burns, Chair of the EscaRosa Suicide Prevention Coalition in Santa Rosa County, Florida, and Lauren Anzaldo, a member of the EscaRosa Suicide Prevention Coalition Veterans Support Team. They will share about suicide prevention and awareness and how we can help those in need of support, including at-risk populations such as military veterans and youth. Join us for this honest discussion on a difficult topic.

Guests

Lauren Anzaldo
Lauren Anzaldo
Member of the EscaRosa Suicide Prevention Coalition, Veterans Support Team, in Santa Rosa County, Florida
Rachelle Burns
Rachelle Burns
Chair of the EscaRosa Suicide Prevention Coalition in Santa Rosa County, Florida

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Audio: Soundcloud Episode 121: Suicide Awareness and Prevention
Web: soundcloud.com/adalive/

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Episode 121: Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Wednesday – September 6, 2023

Guests

Lauren Anzaldo
Lauren Anzaldo
Member of the EscaRosa Suicide Prevention Coalition, Veterans Support Team, in Santa Rosa County, Florida
Rachelle Burns
Rachelle Burns
Chair of the EscaRosa Suicide Prevention Coalition in Santa Rosa County, Florida

Description

September is Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month, and September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC: “Suicide rates increased about 36% from 2000 to 2021. Suicide resulted in 48,183 deaths in 2021, which is about one death every 11 minutes. The number of people who think about or attempt suicide is even higher. In 2021 about 12.3 million American adults seriously thought about suicide, 3.5 million planned a suicide and 1.7 million attempted suicide. “ (Source: cdc.gov/suicide/facts/index.html)

Our guests for this ADA Live! episode are Rachelle Burns, Chair of the EscaRosa Suicide Prevention Coalition in Santa Rosa County, Florida, and Lauren Anzaldo, a member of the EscaRosa Suicide Prevention Coalition Veterans Support Team. They will share about suicide prevention and awareness and how we can help those in need of support, including at-risk populations such as military veterans and youth. Join us for this honest discussion on a difficult topic.

LISTEN


Audio: Soundcloud Episode 121: Suicide Awareness and Prevention
Web: soundcloud.com/adalive/

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FEATURED ORGANIZATION

The EscaRosa Suicide Prevention Coalition exists to eliminate suicide in our community, Escambia, and Santa Rosa counties in Florida. EscaRosa Suicide Prevention Coalition are a group of dedicated stakeholders working together to transform our community through raising awareness of suicide prevention, increasing knowledge and skills, and implementing strategic interventions. The Coalition is 100% volunteer led and driven. Their work targets specific at-risk populations such as veterans and youth, and they are determined to stop at nothing less than eradicating suicide from our community. Suicide is preventable and suicide prevention is everyone’s responsibility. For more information and assistance, call Rachelle Burns with the EscaRosa Suicide Prevention Coalition at 1-850-712-8173 or visit their website at www.suicidepreventionescarosa.org