'You are not alone': Suicide prevention posters put up around Charlotte

‘You are not alone.’ That's the message now on full display across Charlotte in hopes of saving a life. 

Suicide prevention flyers were put up today in parking decks across the city. The signs are green-- the color used for mental health awareness-- representing hope.

The first flyers were placed at the center city green deck, right across from the Spectrum Center.

According to CMPD, suicide rates are on the rise in Mecklenburg County. It’s the leading cause of death for people between the ages of 15 and 24.

The phone numner for the Suicide Prevention Hotline is 1-800-273-8255.