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.
Leading cause of death
in 10-24 year olds
Suicide rate increase
10-24 year olds in the last 10 years
of suicide by young people in grades 9-12
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.