Reach Out For Help Tee

Around the world, one person ends their life every 40 seconds. This equates to nearly 800,000 per year with some estimates suggesting that this is closer to a million. Suicide is the second most leading cause of death amongst 15-29 year olds and as a result, teenage suicide is a global health concern. Adolescents' mental health has significantly declined in recent years, with an increase in the number of people being diagnosed with depression and anxiety. One study found that 20% of teenagers experience depression before they reach adulthood. 

This tee spreads the message of the importance of reaching out and asking for help. Whether it is a trusted adult, a friend, a family member or a professional, speak up and ask for help.

Artist: Bridget Moore

  1. Research suggests that suicide rates are considerably higher amongst LGBTQ+ than that of the general population. According to the Stonewall Report in Britain, half of LGBTQIA+ people (52%) experienced depression in the last year, 1 in 8 LGBTQIA+ people aged 18-24 said they have attempted to take their own life in the last year and almost half of trans people (46%) experienced suicidal ideation. Such statistics are reflected around the world.(Stonewall) Evidence indicates that individuals who identify as LGBTQIA+ are three times more likely to contemplate suicide in comparison with their heterosexual peers. (The Trevor Project)

  2. Statistic show that over twice as many young men commit suicide compared to young women. This is a by-product of the patriarchal society in which we live and it is the idea that men should be ‘tough’ and ‘strong’. As a result, this may mean that men are less likely to share their problems, as this may be considered as showing ‘weaknesses. However, this is not universal, with more women committing suicide in countries such as China, Cuba, Ecuador, and El Salvador. (Academic)
  3. Question: How are you feeling today?

Materials

  • 100% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton
  • Full-color digital DTG print with a soft hand
  • Sweatshop-free
  • Made in Canada

Female Fit

  • Sits just below the waist on most body types
  • Slim-fit with side seams and longer body length
  • Round neck

Male Fit

  • Sits just below the waist on most body types
  • Relaxed fit suited for a range of body types
  • Round neck

Note: The female tee's are fashion cut and a slim fit.  Order a size up for a more relaxed fit. 

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