Skip to content

September is Suicide Prevention Month

September 12, 2021

STOP – please take time to read the information provided. Someone you know in your family, your co-workers or friends, may be at risk. Suicide can touch anyone, anywhere, and at any time. But it is not inevitable. There is hope.

From the Department of Health and Human Services website

The pandemic has not only taken a toll on the physical health of Hawai‘i residents, but also on our mental health. There has been an increase in anxiety, depression and other mental health challenges during this pandemic. Some of this is the result of isolation and disruptions in our relationships and our usual way of doing things. With the eviction moratorium and federal unemployment support ending, many are worried about how they will put food on the table for their family and if they will join the ranks of those without homes.

Learn more about suicides

From → Health & Safety

Comments are closed.