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09/17/2014 04:51 pm ET

What To Say, Where To Get Help And Other Things You Should Know About Suicide Prevention

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September is Suicide Prevention Month. Mental illness -- most frequently, depression -- is a factor in suicide, playing a role nine out of 10 times. Knowing what to say, how to help and the correct resources to reach out to can make all the difference in preventing suicide. As part of a larger partnership with the New York State Office of Mental Health, we discussed mental illness stigma, what to -- and not to -- say to someone with depression, and where to find help if you or someone you love is at risk for suicide in our #StrongerTogether Twitter chat.

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