elementary school

Suicide in Elementary Aged Children (5-11) Did you know that suicide occurs with all ages, even elementary age children? Suicide is Preventable: Ask, Listen & Tell. Together, there is HOPE. Statistics In 2014, The CDC ranked suicide as the 10th cause of death for US elementary school–aged children. Suicide occurs at a rate of 0.17 […]

high schoolers

Suicide is Preventable: Ask, Listen & Tell. Together, there is HOPE. Statistics Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for ages 12-22 (Suicide, n.d.; WISQARS Leading Causes of Death Reports, n.d.) “In 2017, there were 47 percent more suicides among people aged 15 to 19 than in the year 2000” (Frazee & Morales, 2019). […]

suicide resources

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, anxiety and depression are rising. There are many concerns being raised about what is being called the “shadow pandemic,” a mental health crisis caused from the Coronavirus pandemic, and suicide rates are on the rise. But together, there is HOPE. Suicide is Preventable: Ask, Listen & Tell. Statistics In the […]

Georgia HOPE is currently providing Mental Health and Substance Use services throughout the state of Georgia via TeleMental Health for children, adults, individuals and families. If you, your child, or someone you know, are interested in services, you can submit a referral online to us or call 706-279-0405. If you’re interested in learning more about our services, please contact us […]

What is Compassion Fatigue? Second-hand shock or secondary stress caused by helping others who have suffered trauma or have significant emotional distress. It is often caused by empathy and can imitate symptoms of Post Traumatic stress disorder. What isn’t Compassion Fatigue? Fake or made up; “ALL IN YOUR HEAD” Compassion fatigue is caused by empathy. […]