Psychology Today: Planning and Preparation for Increased Campus Suicides Should Begin Now

In the wake of COVID-19, the Well-Being Trust forecasts that the effects of the pandemic may translate to an additional 75,000 deaths from alcohol and drug misuse and suicide. As suicide is already the 10th-leading cause of death in the United States, it is difficult to consider a further increase in mortality rates. In recognition of worsening of suicide risk, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) just released a call on May 13th for applications to receive emergency grants to equip communities with resources to prevent and deal with suicides.
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