September marks Suicide Prevention Month. Recent national polls indicate that 94% of adults believe suicide can be prevented. Unfortunately, we continue to see dramatic increases in the number of youth who need care. The latest stats are sobering:
Suicide is preventable. We are listening.
As a behavioral health care provider here in Arizona, our team at Via Linda Behavioral Hospital is dedicated to #BeThere during #SPM23 (Suicide Prevention Month 2023) in a manner that promotes connectedness and recovery. Culturally relevant mental health services, evidence-based treatments and support are available. We are listening — and we can help.
If you or someone you love is experiencing an emotional crisis or thoughts of suicide, 24/7 assessments are available at no charge by contacting us at 480-476-7210 or you may contact:
We want our community to know we are in this together, and each of us has a role to play in suicide prevention throughout the year and especially in September.