The CDC reports that one in five seniors will suffer from a mental health condition. These conditions can affect even the toughest, most resilient people.
Assume you are the only person who will reach out. Don't wait for someone else to reach out.
If you are worried about someone; let them know you care, ask them directly about suicide, work with them to remove lethal means, and encourage them to seek treatment.
Phone: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or Text 741-741