Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. Over 44-thousand Americans commit suicide each year in our country. There is one suicide for every 25 attempts in the U.S. With these statistics in mind, The Adams County Suicide Prevention Coalition has launched a website, www.acsuicideprevention.org, as part of its suicide prevention campaign.
For many adults Monday night’s storm was frightening as the clouds built up and the winds blew through the area at nearly 80 miles an hour. With lights going out and tree limbs striking cars and houses many areas looked like a war zone. That’s an adult viewpoint. Imagine being a child going through that storm for perhaps the very first time in their life. How frightening that must have been.
The public is invited to attend the 2013 Torch Run for Leg 3 in West Central Illinois Tuesday morning at 7 a.m. The run will begin at Transitions of Western Illinois at 631 North 48th Street in Quincy.