During depression the world disappears. Language itself. One has nothing to say. Nothing. Kristin experienced this misery, yet still managed to touch many lives and even in death continues to help others find help for their depression.
The Kristin Brooks Hope Center was created to help those in crisis find help and hope immediately. The site and her story gives you a raw, personal glimpse into depression, and how it affects those around you. In addition, you will find the only clear, step-by-step path for you to follow out of the darkness. There is hope and you can feel happy again! If you need to speak with someone right now call: 1.800.442.HOPE

Suicide Statistics

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2010 Data
Rates, numbers, and rankings of each state

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2010 Male/Female Statistics by State

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2010 Age-Specific Statistics by State

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2010 Regional Statistics

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Suicide Facts at a Glance

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The Uncomfortable Truth:
Men and Suicide

It is a common belief that depression and suicide are problems only women encounter. Although women are more likely to become depressed, men are susceptible to feelings of hopelessness and suicidal thoughts. They also have a higher suicide mortality rate. Symptoms, causes and treatment for depression and suicide also differ between men and women men than for women. In order for men who are affected by depression to receive the help, it's important for them and their loved ones to be aware of the warning signs.

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Kristin Brooks Hope Center, and its programs:

National Hopeline Network
IMAlive crisis chat
Pick Up The Phone Tour
Alive! Mental Health Fair
and others

are funded solely by individual donors

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Please Don't Jump

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I have lived in San Francisco since I was young. I am illegal. I am not wanted here. I don't belong anywhere. This summer I plan to jump off the Golden Gate.

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