September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is recognized as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and community organizations and members are coming together to show their support.

Jennifer Loretta with COMTREA explains talking with people and gathering their thoughts and feelings is a very important part to raising awareness and getting those individuals the help they need.

Kathy Kelam with COMTREA goes over other ways on how people can participate and raise awareness.

The 24 hour Suicide Prevention Hotline can be reached by calling 1-800-273-8255 or 988 to reach the Mental Health Emergency Crisis line. People can also text 741741 for help.