Statistics show men die by suicide 3.5 times more often than women. And on average, there are 121 suicides per day.

Arkansas’ suicide rate is higher than the national average. As of 2015: National 13.26; Arkansas 19.11

There are ways to help and get help. Become an advocate.

You can take the pledge. The STOP Suicide Pledge seeks to encourage organizations and individuals to make a commitment to themselves and members of their community to talk openly about suicide and help those in distress.

National Suicide Lifeline, click here.

Out of the Darkness Sign Up, click here.

For more help, head to Rivendell Behavioral Health Services.