The 9th Hour

Nearly 1 million people worldwide commit suicide each year, with anywhere from 10 million to 20 million suicide attempts annually.” says SpoiledRotten Mahogany. Her focus this month is on Suicide Awareness and Prevention for Concerned Bloggers Association. Click here to read her full story: http://spoilednfr3sh.wordpress.com/2012/12/31/in-the-9th-hour/

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If you are in crisis and need help right away, call this toll-free number, available 24 hours a day, every day: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You will reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a service available to anyone. You may call for yourself or for someone you care about. All calls are confidential.

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Recovery.

Sylvia Olivier shares her personal story with Suicide Awareness & Prevention this month for Concerned Bloggers. She recounts her personal struggled with depression which lead to her attempt and recovery. Please offer her love and understanding here: http://sylviaolivier.wordpress.com/2012/12/31/concerned-bloggers-suicide-awareness-wpossible-trigger-warning/

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If you are in crisis and need help right away, call this toll-free number, available 24 hours a day, every day: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You will reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a service available to anyone. You may call for yourself or for someone you care about. All calls are confidential.

Find Hope, Find Love.

Anabelle Marquis of Bellessima runs down the facts of what happens with Suicide Awareness and Prevention for the Concerned Bloggers Association. She offers up some statistics from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center. Click here for her full story: http://belles.dotdigita.com/concerned-bloggers-association-public-service-annoucement/love-yourself/

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If you are in crisis and need help right away, call this toll-free number, available 24 hours a day, every day: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You will reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a service available to anyone. You may call for yourself or for someone you care about. All calls are confidential.

U Can Find Help

Sian Pearl of parthenoid blog offers up insights of the link between depression, suicide and the LACK of professional help in the UK. To read her full post, including a video from the U Can Cope Foundation, click here: http://parthenoid.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/concerned-bloggers-association.html

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If you or a loved one in the UK is suffering and in need of help. Please contact the UK Suicide Hotline. The numbers are: 08457 90 90 90* (UK) 1850 60 90 90* (ROI).

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Assisted Suicide: you be the judge

Nana Negulesco writes a controversial post about Assisted Suicide for this months Concerned Bloggers Association. You can read the full story here and judge for yourself: http://nanascherrys.wordpress.com/2012/12/21/%E2%84%96-347-suicide/

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