In Howard County, from 2014-2018, suicide was the number one cause of death for teens age 15-19. The Health Department developed an evidence-based Youth Suicide Prevention Plan to address the many components of the issue.
If you, or someone you know is in crisis, contact:
◾Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center 24/7 at 410-531-6677 or
◾text HOME to 741741 (Crisis Text Line)
For more detailed information and to learn suicide warning signs and get tips about how to start a conversation visit teenhealthmatters.org
Click on the updated Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Infographics below for more information.