Kill Silence. Save Lives.

Our aim is to educate, share, and encourage open conversations about Mental Health and Suicide
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Are you or a loved one depressed or anxious? Are you or a loved one entertaining thoughts of suicide?

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Did you know?

Million People

currently suffer from mental health conditions.

Seconds

one person dies from suicide every 40 seconds.

%

of people

who commit suicide have an underlying mental illness.

%

of Suicides

are preventable

Our mission is to Kill Silence and Save Lives by Breaking the Taboo. But we can’t do it alone. We need your help. We are a nonprofit and we rely on people like you to help us create this major change. Please help us by volunteering or making a donation.

What is Breaking Taboo?

WHO WE ARE

Breaking Taboo is dedicated to mental health awareness and suicide prevention education.

Our mission is to kill silence and save lives by breaking the taboo.

What we do

The truth is that 90% of suicides are preventable, but only if people know what signs to look for and how to provide help.

We have resources to help you.

How you can help

We strive for a world where help is accessible for everyone who wants it.

We encourage real discussions, conversations, and education around mental health. 

 

Projects

Browse our latest work: articles, interviews, podcasts, and more!

Featured Articles

Food Can Make You Happy!

Physical health and mental health are so closely connected. When we think of physical health, we often think of physical fitness, but food and nutrition are just as important....

What Is Self Love?

When you look up the words self love on google, you find almost three billion results. Three billion results telling you to go for a run or meditate every day, learn to love your...

5 Psychology Tricks to Keep Your New Years Resolutions!

The New Year is here! One of the most common practices that almost everyone participates in is creating New Year’s resolutions. But often, people find that these resolutions fade...

How to Mentally Handle “The New Normal”

It is no surprise that the virus has taken over the world by now, and every one of us is feeling anxious about the uncertainty it has caused in our lives. One of the many changes...

What It’s Like To Be a Senior High Schooler during Quarantine

COVID-19 has changed the world and the way we live in it. During this time of loss, change, and uncertainty of the future, everyone is experiencing a multitude of different...

Racism is a Psychological Bias

As an organization that is actively Breaking Taboo around psychological health, we found it difficult to ignore the issue of racism, as racism itself is a psychological bias. In...

Interviews

Community Expressions

Mariam’s Poetry

Meet Mariam. She is a volunteer at Breaking Taboo. She is an artist, a writer, and a mental health advocate. At Breaking Taboo, we encourage...

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News & Events

The Power of Film

The Power of Film

Suicide prevention is a global epidemic so it is necessary that our message extends to all corners of the world. We are utilizing the power of media...

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