Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Here In Orange County

Here at A Better Way TMS & Psychiatry Clinic, we believe that mental health matters more than anything in the world. That is why we hope to bring your attention to Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, an observance that is supported by the
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and many other organizations.

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and it is a time to bring mental health issues to light and break the stigma that surrounds them. So often mental health conditions go unnoticed, untreated, and lead to detrimental effects.

This September, we encourage you to look into the resources listed on the website for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and spread the word about all there is out there to help people through a mental health crisis. For drug-free mental health care in Orange County, CA, contact our psychiatry and TMS clinic.

Are You Experiencing Suicidal Thoughts?

No matter what you are going through, you don’t have to do it alone. Here at A Better Way, we believe that it is okay to not be okay. When you need a helping hand or if you are ready to make a change in your life, we are here for you.

Even though suicide prevention and awareness is important all year long, we can’t help but shine a special light on it this month. Take the time to assess your own mental health as well as that of your loved ones and you may save a life. When you reach a point where you know you or a loved one needs help, please do not be afraid to reach out for it.

According to the National Institute on Menalth Health, there were almost 46,000 lives lost in the United States during the year 2020 alone to suicide. It is up to us to open the door to others to talk about their mental health challenges and connect them with life-saving resources. You can be a part of the movement that is working to prevent suicide and raise awareness about the cause.

As providers of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in Orange County, we are taking a stand for mental health and opening our arms to the community. Visit us for a free consultation appointment to discuss your mental health concerns and get personalized therapy.

Other Suicide Prevention Resources

In times of crisis, you have options to get the help that you need. We also encourage you to learn about healthy coping mechanisms for mental health challenges and warning signs that can help you spot individuals who are at risk for suicide.

  • Educate yourself about the risks and warning signs of suicide through the NAMI
  • Call or text the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by dialing 988 to be connected with a mental health counselor immediately. This lifeline can be used to connect you, a family member, or a friend with help.
  • In a crisis, text NAMI to 741-741 to be connected with a trained crisis counselor for free.
  • Visit a psychiatry clinic near you to get personalized help based on your specific conditions and needs

Get connected with local psychiatry and TMS specialists in the Orange County area.

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