In the US, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death, and worldwide one person every 40 seconds takes their life. We know that a sense of connection, large or small, is one of our fundamental human needs and it affects our mental health, physical health, and longevity. We all have the ability to prevent suicide through outreach and connection to our family, friends, and community. Each September, Give an Hour focuses on the power of connection – spreading awareness that we can ALL help prevent suicide. Through connection those suffering from mental health challenges can #changedirection and find hope.