EDITORIAL: Calling on those in need to find the Strength to Live

EDITORIAL: Calling on those in need to find the Strength to Live

(KSLA) - KSLA cares about you.

An important part of our KSLA Cares initiative is our partnership with Brentwood Hospital to continue the fight when it comes to awareness and prevention of suicide.

Together, we are calling on all those in need to find the Strength to Live.

We have been working together for over a year, telling stories that help us better understand why some individuals consider suicide their only option. Why and how do they get there and how do we help them?

The professional team at Brentwood says we need to encourage more conversation.

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for children around 10 to 21 years old, but it affects people of all age groups.

If you or someone you know is considering harming themselves, please call the local crisis hotline at Brentwood.

Someone who can help is available 24 hours a day at (318) 678-7500.

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