Suicide Prevention Month

If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, call/text 988.

 

Thank you for supporting Suicide Prevention with CYN Counseling Center!

You helped us successfully raise more than $50,000 for programs and services!

 Save the Date NOW for next year’s Masquerade Gala: Friday, September 27, 2024

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
Presented  By

Champion Sponsor

Leader Sponsors

Provider Sponsors

 

Underwriters

Did You Know?

  • Last year, Lake County alone saw a 14% increase in attempts at suicide, and that number taunts us with the potential to grow
  • Last year, deaths by suicide increased by 6% in Lake County
  • Deaths by Suicide out number homicide in Lake County more than 3 to 1
  • For every death by suicide, an estimated 8 to 10 lives are severely impacted
  • Men are significantly more likely to die by suicide than women, though women statistically have more attempts than men.
  • Nationally for ages 10 to 17, suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for males  and the 2nd leading cause of death for females
  • Veteran death by suicide rate has increased 6.3%, with the majority having never seen combat

 

Last year’s Inaugural “Behind the Mask” Suicide Prevention Masquerade was a great success! Thank you for all who participated.

 

 

For more information, email [email protected].

IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS IN CRISIS, CALL THE CYN CRISIS HOTLINE AT 847-587-3100
OR CONTACT THE NATIONAL SUICIDE & CRISIS HOTLINE BY CALLING OR TEXTING 988