You Are Not Alone: A Panel on Suicide Consciousness

Maine’s suicide fee is larger than the nationwide common, with 14.04 per 100,000 folks (concerning the seating capability of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum) nationally and 19.5 per 100,000 in Maine per yr. Coupled with the rising psychological well being disaster, opioid epidemic, and rise in homelessness, the necessity for suicide prevention is essential. Suicide charges are 10 instances higher amongst these experiencing homelessness or with an opioid use dysfunction.

Northern Mild Japanese Maine Medical Heart, in partnership with Northern Mild Acadia Hospital, is internet hosting a panel with psychological well being consultants on the State Avenue Campus on Thursday, Sept. 7 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Mason Auditorium. The dialog will discover the necessity to create secure, inclusive applications, and broaden outreach and help for these dealing with emotional challenges and experiencing suicidal ideas.

Panel members from Acadia Hospital embrace: