Mental health professionals speak out during National Suicide Prevention Week

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Mental health in this country is something we don’t talk about enough.

During National Suicide Prevention Week, mental health professionals are trying to get the word out to help those struggling with the thought of suicide. 

Mental health professionals say there are signs and symptoms of those who are thinking about suicide.

They could include, lack of interest in activities, lack of energy, a drastic change in personality, depression, and complete isolation.

There are a many resources available to people who do have suicidal thoughts.

They include, suicide prevention hotlines, mental health professional counselors, intercept crisis one program.

Counselors say if you or someone you know is struggling with those thoughts, its good to seek professional help.

For more information and resources: http://www.interceptyouth.com/

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