I share my story to bring hope and connect communities with mental health resources

Leslie Weirich, Suicide Prevention Advocate, Leslie’s Hope

I share my story to bring hope and connect communities with mental health resources

Leslie Weirich, Suicide Prevention Advocate with Leslie’s Hope

We can’t ignore the reality of suicide…

but we can work together to prevent it.

2nd

Leading cause of death

in 10-24 year olds

%

Suicide rate increase

10-24 year olds in the last 10 years

Daily attempts

of suicide by young people in grades 9-12

People die

by suicide each day in the United States

Suicide awareness leads to suicide prevention.

This is a year round effort that extends beyond Mental Health Awareness Month, Suicide Prevention Month and World Suicide Prevention Day. Leslie Weirich partners with community leaders to set up school suicide prevention programs every month to help save lives.

Leslie Weirich, Suicide Prevention Speaker
Resiliency benefiting community

Why Leslie’s Hope?

In Crisis? Need Help Now?

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line

Text “connect” to 741741

Emergency Medical Help

Dial 911

Suicide Prevention Hotline Crisis Text Line