Aiken County has seen an increase of suicides. The number rose from 19 in 2011 to 35 in 2012. What is worse, 3 teenagers have died as a result of suicide since 2012. Suicide isn't just something you see on the news or in Hollywood. It is real, and it is right here in the CSRA. Lisa Tindal, the Executive Director of Mental Health America of Aiken County, is talking cold, hard facts when she joins “The Means Report”. She shares the risk factors, warning signs, and how you can get help for yourself or someone you love.
If you or someone you know is battling depression or thinking about suicide, help is out there. You can find more information at www.mha-aiken.org. You can also reach someone 24/7 at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).