Being Well, Starting Now on September 15

Suicide is devastating to family and friends of anyone who attempts or completes the act. With more than 44,000 Americans dying each year from suicide, it has become a national mental health focus.

flyer for Sept. 15 Being Well session on suicide

On Tuesday, Sept. 15 at Noon, Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare will present a virtual program on Zoom titled “Suicide is Preventable: Be the 1 to Help.” The free session is part of its ongoing series called Being Well, Starting Now, a discussion group open to anyone.

Being Well, Starting Now is a series of online discussion groups moderated by mental health professionals at Starting Point. Participants are encouraged to become actively engaged in the discussion while maintaining confidentiality.

September is National Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month. A special section on the Starting Point website includes information to help identify those who may be considering suicide and resources for individuals who need help.

For more information about the series, or to register for the session, visit https://www.spbh.org/being-well-starting-now/.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 800-273-8255 (800-273-TALK). If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health crisis, contact Starting Point 24/7 at 904-206-1756 (adults) or 904-580-0529 (child/adolescent).

About Starting Point

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare provides mental health and substance abuse treatment services to children, teens and adults in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. The non-profit agency serves more than 3,900 individuals each year and has been serving the region for more than 25 years. Starting Point is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). For more information, visit spbh.org.