September is National Suicide Prevention month and Big 98.5 invites you to join them for I'm Listening on September 23 at 6PM ET LIVE on 910/105.1 The Fan and the RADIO.COM app. Talk has the power to save lives. 'I'm Listening' is a two-hour special program that is dedicated to ensuring that mental health conversations are seen as commonplace and met with acceptance. You'll hear from musicians, athletes and mental health professionals. Follow the conversation using the hashtag #ImListeningLIVE.
43M adults in America suffer a mental health condition.
Suicide is the 10th largest cause of death in the U.S.
LGB adults are more than twice as likely as heterosexual adults to experience a mental health condition.
1 in 5 adults in America experience mental illness in a given year.
90% of those who die by suicide have an underlying mental illness.
48% of all transgender adults have considered suicide in the past 12 months, compared to 4% of the overall U.S. population.
1 in 5 children aged (13-18) have or will have a serious mental illness.
Only about half of adults and youth (aged 8-15) receive mental health services.