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September 8 to September 14, 2019 is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Tuesday September 10 is recognised as World Suicide Prevention Day Every 40 seconds a person dies by suicide. This means that in the next hour, 90 people will have died by suicide, at the end of today, 2160 will

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We know that mental illness/disorders do not discriminate based on race, colour, age, socioeconomic status, gender or identity. Anyone can experience a mental illness/disorder; however, minority communities such as African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans/Alaska Natives, Asian Americans to name a few, usually experience more severe forms of mental health problems

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Dementia and Falls

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