Eighty per cent of people thinking about suicide send out a warning, and about 80 per cent of lethal suicides follow an earlier attempt. There are about 20-40 suicide attempts for every completed suicide. A suicide attempt is the strongest predictor of future death by suicide.
Help spread the word about The Reasons to go on Living Project. Download and copy these materials and share them with others who might be interested in participating. Individuals and organizations can:
We offer a poster and brochure that can be downloaded and copied.
An 8.5 x 11” poster to encourage people to consider participating in the Project. Suitable for display in a waiting room, clinic, or anywhere people who might have a story for the Project would see it.
A 1-page, tri-fold brochure with information about the Project. Encourages people to consider participating in the Project. Suitable for distributing anywhere people who might have a story for the Project would see it.
Sample article (coming soon)
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We welcome publicity for the Project and provide this press release for assistance. All articles written using this information need prior approval from the researchers before publication.
When we have completed an analysis of the stories submitted to the Project, results will be disseminated through presentations at conferences, publication and postings on this website.
Thank you for your support of The Reasons to go on Living Project.