Suicide Prevention

Anyone can feel suicidal. Many suicidal people may be afraid to talk about what they are feeling because of how others might react.

According to the National Center for Transgender Equality 2015 U.S. Trans Survey, 40% of trans individuals have attempted suicide at some point in their life, compared to 4.6% in the U.S. population.

Suicide Awareness and Prevention Resources

Here are a few resources you can share with at-risk people in the trans community.

To order DVD copies of “Saving Our Lives: Preventing Suicide in Transgender Communities” contact:

Massachusetts Suicide Prevention Program
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
250 Washington Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02108-4619
phone: (617) 624-5438
fax: (617) 624-5075

It’s up to all of us to keep our communities safe.

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