Every year, approximately 800,000 people commit suicide worldwide — that’s one person every 40 seconds. By 2020, the World Health Organization predicts this number will increase to one person every 20 seconds.
Although talking about mental health once seemed taboo, the global spike in suicide has shed light on how men and women of all ages and backgrounds suffer from mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, substance use and mood disorders. Preventing a loved one from taking their life starts with identifying the warning signs—especially those which are more discreet than others. more