Suicide Prevention and Awareness

Suicide is a growing problem in the United States. Suicide rates increased 33% between 1999 and 2019. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. It was responsible for more than 47,500 deaths in 2019, which is about one death every 11 minutes- according to the CDC.

On this episode of Calm, Cool and Connected: we welcome Victoria Secrist, MA | LAMFT to dive into this difficult topic.

Key Takeaways from Liz’s one-on-one with Victoria:

• Hear about Victoria’s background, and how it ties into her work
• Learn some of the misconceptions about suicide
• Find out about the connection between impulsivity and suicide
• Hear what the big risk factors for suicide are
• Learn if there is a direct link between self harm and suicide
• Find out when, as parents, you should be concerned for your child

All of this and more, on this episode of Calm, Cool and Connected.

Suicide help:
Connect with Victoria on IG: @thehopefulltherapist

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For more information on Dr. Elizabeth Fedrick, visit her website:
Connect with Dr. Fedrick on Instagram: @drelizabethfedrick


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