theme of this year's World Mental Health Day is suicide prevention. In the UK, suicide is the leading cause of death in young people, accounting for 14% of deaths in 10-19-year-olds (ONS). Due to the severity of this issue and our service for young people, we are publishing this article and educational resource so better enable more to prevent this giant killer at an early stage - where intervention is more likely to have a greater preventative effect.
Many of you will already know about our mission to empower a global movement of young people, placing them at the forefront of society, there are many who don't. But first of all, let's look at why so many young people and ourselves consider this necessary.