Mental Health PSA

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This week, we’ve seen news of two rather high profile celebrity deaths from suicide. A recent CDC report found that suicides nationwide have increased by 30% since 1999. This news is concerning. But this post isn’t about that. This post is about you.

If you are in crisis,  please know that YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

If you are thinking about suicide, if you are worried about a friend or loved one or would like emotional support, please call, text, or chat one of the resources below.

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United States:

If you or someone you know is currently in danger, please dial 911 immediately.

For international resources, please use the PostSecret Community’s International Suicide Prevention Wiki to find resources in your region/country.

 

PSA for February 21

If you’re like me, you’ve joined one or two or a dozen reward programs. Anymore it seems that almost every store and service offers some sort of reward system, from earning gasoline points by shopping at a grocery store to frequent flyer miles to earning points at the gym (yes, my gym rewards me with points for checking in that I can “spend” on things like gym-branded merchandise or personal training sessions).

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