JFI is proud to announce Bailey James as our first National Youth Advocate. Bailey brings her passion and outreach to help fight the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide. She joins Rascal Flatts & Charlie Daniels as music entertainers that promote youth suicide prevention and awareness alongside The Jason Foundation.
By Rachel Engel M1 Staff September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and this is an especially important topic to discuss in regards to U.S. military service members. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, it is estimated that 22 veterans take their life every day, a number that ha
During Suicide Awareness Prevention Month, several of our writers will be sharing their experiences in an effort to start a dialogue about suicide and mental illness. In today's post, Adina discusses the obstacles she faced when seeking treatment for her mental illness as a women with Cerebral Palsy. **Trigger Warning** This post contains details about mental illness and suicide attempts.
"The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America has named veteran-suicide prevention as its top priority for 2014. On Monday, the group will send 31 representatives to discuss mental health challenges with members of Congress and President Obama."