Franklin County Overdose Task Force Kicks off September Recovery Month with Events and Awareness Campaign

The Franklin County Overdose Task Force will kick off its September Recovery Month with a new look on its website and a three-month billboard campaign bearing a message of hope for community members struggling with substance abuse addictions.

The color purple, symbolizing National Recovery Month, will dominate many of the activities planned by the task force and its community partners in their upcoming awareness campaign.

Suicide is Everyone's Business: Prevention Training Available for FREE in Franklin County

Anyone could be struggling with suicide.

You can’t always see pain. Did you know?

  • Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in Pennsylvania with one suicide occurring, on average, every five hours in the state.
  • Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among 25 to 34-year-olds and the 3rd leading cause of death for age 10-24-year-olds in Pennsylvania.

You can increase the chance of survival in the event of a crisis.


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