CFLR Recognizes September as Suicide Prevention Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States for all ages. And the second leading cause of death for 15 to 24-year-olds.

September is Suicide Prevention Month and Suicide Prevention Week is September 5-11, 2021. During this and every month, Center for Family Life and Recovery remains committed to spreading awareness of suicide prevention to the community and connecting them to the resources they need.

Center for Family Life and Recovery is the lead agency for the Oneida County Suicide Prevention Program (OCSPP). Our mission is to prevent suicide in our community by strengthening the coordination and accessibility of services; providing awareness of suicide prevention, facilitating intervention and post-prevention services/programs, enhancing support to those affected by suicide, and providing awareness of Mental Health. We work to accomplish these goals in our schools, with our families, and in the community.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255.

Center for Family Life and Recovery supports individuals struggling with addiction, mental health and behavioral issues by inspiring hope, providing help, promoting wellness and transforming lives. To learn more, visit or call (315) 733-1709.

Posted by Cassandra Sheets