#BeThe1To save a life. In honor of September being National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, this month’s health and safety bulletin focuses on suicide prevention among first responders. Sadly, research shows that first responders are more likely to die by suicide than in the line of duty. Click here to check out this month’s health and safety bulletin to learn how you can be the one to save a first responder’s life.
Visit bit.ly/FirstResponderMentalHealthVA for additional first responder specific mental health resources.
You are not alone. If you are struggling, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
#BeThe1To is the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s message for National Suicide Prevention Month and beyond, spreading the word about actions we can all take to prevent suicide. Visit www.bethe1to.com to learn more.