If you have ever contemplated suicide, you are not alone. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. and the 2nd leading cause among ages 10-34. According to the CDC, more than 47,500 Americans died by suicide in 2019, 12 million American adults seriously thought about suicide, 3.5 million made a plan, and 1.4 million attempted suicide. Please take the time to learn the suicide risk factors and warning signs and help protect yourself and your loved ones. Every life matters. Never keep thoughts of suicide a secret. Please call the suicide lifeline for 24/7 resources and support. If you are in immediate danger, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.