National Survivors Of Suicide Day - Yellow Ribbon Pins To Support The Cause
It is estimated that every 40 seconds someone in the world dies by suicide. In order to raise awareness many are wearing yellow awareness pins in the days leading up to, and around National Survivors of Suicide Day this November 19th.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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National Survivors Of Suicide Day - Yellow Ribbon Pins To Support The CauseIt is estimated that 30,000 people commit suicide annually, effecting up to seven million lives. In order toraise awareness many are wearing yellow awareness pins in the days leading up to, and around NationalSurvivors of Suicide Day. The use of these suicide prevention pins helps to create awareness for the cause,in hopes of dramatically dwindling the annual numbers of those lives lost by their own hands. National Survivors of Suicide Day always falls on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, making it November 19th this year. Suicide numbers tend to increase as the holiday seasons approach. Many become extra lonely and depressed, urging on their suicidal tendencies. This is the ideal time to reach out. It is estimated that every 40 seconds someone in the world dies by suicide, which leaves all of their friends and familyto try to make sense of it and understand what went wrong. Many will blame themselves, many willblame others, regardless of the blame theyre all left saddened and confused.With the increase in bullying problems and the economic troubles of the world, both teens and adultsalike are left with thoughts of ending their life. All it takes is one person to reach out and save them. Justone person to show some care and concern.Wearing yellow suicide awareness pins can convey to others that suicide is a large problem and one thatneeds to be addressed. Wear your yellow pin everywhere, every day, and explain to those who ask, andthose who dont know what it represents. The more people who are aware of the problem, the morepeople who can reach out to those in need.This is the 13th year of the National Survivors of Suicide Day,and each year more and more people is getting involved. Themore that become involved the more of an impact they canmake on those who need our help.The National Survivors of Suicide Day isnt just to rememberthose who have died or to prevent future suicides, but it isalso to help friends and family members of victims to mourn,cope, and be able to move on with their lives. Though no oneever forgets their loved one, they do need to return to somesense of normalcy after the suicide of a loved one.Everyone has been touched by suicide, even if not directly. Whether is a friend or family member to hastaken their own life or to even just reading about a suicide in the paper. We can all agree that suicide ispreventable and we can all make a difference. Reach for your yellow awareness pin and spread the wordabout National Survivors of Suicide day, you will help save a life and improve one already touched bysuicide.