Last Updated on January 12, 2024, 5:51 am
California: Suicide at Schabarum Park, Hacienda Heights Leaves Community Shocked; Police Investigates.
Schabarum Park Suicide: law enforcement authorities are investigating a reported suicide at Peter F. Schabarum Regional County Park in Hacienda Heights. The details surrounding the tragic event remain shrouded in mystery. The identity of the victim has not been released to the public.
Schabarum Park is at 17250 E. Colima Road, Los Angeles, California. It is a popular destination for the residents, offering several recreational activities and a dog park, swings, playing grounds, and much more. However, the park has been temporarily closed to the public as law enforcement officials investigate the heart-wrenching incident to learn more about the circumstances that led to the extreme measures.
The tragic event has sent shockwaves through the fabric of the tight-knit community. It has served as a stark reminder of the importance of mental health awareness and support. It highlights the ever-growing need for vigilance and compassion to recognize signs of emotional distress in those around us.
An investigation is underway, and more information will be provided once the law enforcement agencies conclude their investigative report. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased during this incredibly challenging time.
Depression and suicide
According to WHO (World Health Organization), an estimated 3.8% of the population experiences depression, including 5% of adults. Nearly 280 million people in the world have depression. Its symptoms include withdrawal from activities, low energy, isolation, unusual anger/agitation, consistent low moods, etc.
If left untreated, it can take its severe form and could lead to suicide. More than 700,000 people die due to suicide every year. Suicide is the fourth leading of death among 15-29-year-olds.
Early detection, treatment, medication, and therapy can prevent extreme measures. We should all remain vigilant and help those who are suffering in silence. If you or someone you know or love has these symptoms, seek professional help. With the help of counseling and social support, one can begin the journey to healing and recovery.
Suicide prevention helpline
If you or someone you love is in danger, call 911. If you need to talk to someone, text, call, or chat at 988, the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. It provides a free, confidential conversation with trained counselors 24 hours a day. You can also contact the Crisis Text Lines by texting HOME to 741-741.
You can also contact JED’s Mental Health Resource Center, which helps you manage your emotional health, cope with challenges, and support the people in your life. If you are a member of the LGBTQIA+ community and need support specialized to your needs, you can contact The Trevor Project at 1-886-488-7386 or text them at 678-678.
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