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Information

Phone: 814-297-7079

Local Service Providers

Psychotherapy
Conditions
Autism
ADHD
Anxiety
Depression
Suicide
Helpful Techniques
1-2-3 Timeout
Comforting Others
EMDR
Positive Coaching
Mental Health for
Children
Youth
College Life
at Work
Older
Miscellaneous
Traditional Therapies
Glossary of Terms


Contact Info

Practice Location:
498 Greenville Pike
(By Clarion Office Equipment)
Clarion, PA 16214

Mailing Address:
1213 Chestnut St;
Clarion, PA 16214

drpkm@comcast.net

Suicide Facts

  • Suicide is the 8th leading cause of death in the United States, claiming about 30,000 lives a year.
  • Suicide is the third leading cause of death among people aged 15-24 (86% male, 14% female).
  • Ninety percent of persons who commit suicide have depression or another diagnosable mental or substance abuse disorder.
  • Every day, 14 young people between the ages of 15 and 24 commit suicide; that's approximately 1 every 100 minutes.
  • Suicide attempts are among the leading causes of hospital admissions in persons under 35.
  • Men are more than four times as likely as women to commit suicide. However, women attempt suicide about twice as often as men do.
  • The highest suicide rates in the U.S. are found in white males, second highest among American Indians and native Alaskan men.  The highest subgroup is white males over the age of 85.
  • Suicide can be prevented.

Resources

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-8255
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    120 Wall Street, 22nd Floor
    New York, NY 10005
    212-363-3500 or 888-333-2377
    www.afsp.org
  • National Mental Health Association
    2001 N. Beauregard Street - 12th Floor
    Alexandria, VA 22311
    703-684-7722 or 800-969-6642
    www.nmha.org
  • SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center
    800-789-2647
    mentalhealth.samhsa.go

 
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