Suicide Attempts and Culturally Responsive Approaches for Latinos Factsheet
National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network, 2020
” Suicide is a major public health concern as it is among the leading cause of death in the United States. Death by suicide and suicide attempts need to be understood with the context of the person’s culture and subculture, social position, and the cultural characteristics, values, and beliefs that can create risks for suicide or provide protective factors”.
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In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.