September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day

Today is Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day.  Take a minute and change a life.  Often people in distress are not looking for any specific advice, but merely to be listened to.  Suicide is the third-highest leading cause of death among young people aged 20 to 24 in the Americas. People aged 45-59 have the highest suicide rate in the Region, followed by those aged 70 and older.

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FT Burden

Chief Executive Officer

F.T. was appointed Springboard Community Services as CEO in September of 2015 following a national search that yielded more than 200 candidates. Prior to joining SCS, he served for nearly 15 years as President & CEO of AIDS Interfaith Residential Services, Inc. / Empire Homes of Maryland. F.T.’s chief duties include leading fund and partnership development, cultivating the board of directors, and establishing the agency’s strategic direction and vision. A Florida native, F.T. enjoys cooking, traveling, and attending live music and dance performances.

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