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By Jose A. Alvarez
County of San Diego Communications Office 

Do you know the warning signs of suicide?


Last updated 6/28/2018 at 7:10pm

If a friend or loved one were contemplating suicide, would you know it? If you knew it, would you know what to do?

The great majority of people who die by suicide show warning signs. Knowing how to spot them and what you can do may help save a life.

On average, suicide claims the life of more than one San Diegan every day. Mental health experts believe that for every suicide, six other people who were close to the victim suffer lasting emotional trauma.

“Suicide can be prevented,” said Alfredo Aguirre, director of Behavioral Health Services for the County Health and Human Services Agenc...

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