With it being only 2 months away, I can't go to NYC to participate this year, but I'm really interested in walking in my local one in the fall. Plus, I can start training and planning for next year! I'm so glad that there are people out there that have made it a priority to bring suicide and depression into the light.
Here are some facts from their site:
- Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death among teens and young adults
- Every 16 minutes someone dies by suicide in the US.
- Depression is the leading cause of suicide.
- Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death among teens and young adults.