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September is Suicide Prevention Month
Laine Williams

September is suicide prevention month. Suicide is the 10th largest cause of death worldwide and it is crucial to break the stigma and raise awareness in order to save lives. If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts, know that you are not alone and that you are loved. Help is available – the people here at Altamont care about you and will help you find the support you need. If you need support, or if you have a loved one you are concerned about, you can email Mrs. Garrett (, call the Crisis Center (205-323-7777), or the Suicide Prevention Hotline (1-800-273-8255).

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