Everyone Is Touched By Suicide
We are working to end the threat of suicide in Worcester County and beyond through a program of outreach and education.
Our latest news and announcements.
Everything changed when the attention of the media was captured by several highly visible youth suicides that seemed to be directly linked to homophobic bullying. Suddenly the public was aware of LGBT youth and bullying, as well as the implications of bullying for mental health and suicide.Read More
A study published in late 2012 has found an alarming trend: suicide now kills more people than car accidents. In fact, while the number of car crash-related deaths has declined significantly, the number of suicide-related deaths, via poisonings and falls, has increased drastically.Read More
"Suck it up. It's gut-check time. Do or die."
Just some of the messages that student athletes can receive from coaches, trainers teammates, parents and fans. This "tough it out" attitude can define social norms and expectations within the sports culture—whether players are middle school students, high school competitors, collegiate athletes—or elite pro sports legends.