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Youth Mental Health Awareness Day

May 2, 2016 - 4:42pm -- angela
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Youth Mental Health Awareness Day is Wednesday, May 11

Wear lime green to show your support on May 11!

FACT: 1 in 4 Colorado teens are struggling with mental health issues.

FACT: Suicide is the leading cause of death in Colorado for teens ages 15-24.

FACT: 50% of mental health conditions begin by age 14.

FACT: 1 in 10 Denver high school students have considered suicide in the last year.

What to do if you or a friend need help now?

Colorado Crisis Line: Confidential and immediate support, 24/7/365. 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text "TALK" to 38255

Safe2Tell Colorado: Anonymously report anything that concerns or threatens you, your friends, your family, or your community. 1-877-542-7233

Information brought to you by the Mayor's Youth Commission. #helphelps

Find more mental health resources in our Life section.

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