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People across the globe will observe World Suicide Prevention Day on Sept. 10 to raise awareness about and reach out to those affected by suicide.

The theme for this year — Preventing Suicide: Reaching Out and Saving Lives — is meant to highlight the importance of support and the role it can play in combating suicide.

Suicide is the second leading cause of death globally, according to the World Health Organization. A large number of those deaths are among young people between 15-29.

More than 800,000 people die by suicide every year, according to a report by WHO. But the report says that estimate is conservative because of the stigma attached to suicide-related death

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source: nbcwashington.com

Raising Awareness on World Suicide Prevention Day was originally published on praisecleveland.com

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