On average there are 123 suicides a day from mental illness, and currently one out of every five adult is living with a mental illness.
Suzy Traughber is the Mental Health First Aid Instructor with Taylorville Memorial Hospital. She encourages you to take the course offered that will show you how to assist someone who might be dealing with a mental crisis.
Traughber says in fact there area two classes one for adults and one for those who might deal with children, she says this is a team where teenage stress is through the roof and is something to keep in mind.
Traughber appeared as a guest on the Newstalk WTIM Morning Show.