Every minute, someone attempts to take their own life. Mental illness affects the entire family, so being informed keeps all of us prepared to change that overwhelming statistic. The Web site EveryMinute.org offers support and information about mental illness and teaches about treatment. It also talks about what we can do when someone is impacted by it. Mental illness may touch someone in your own home or someone you barely know. Do what you can to declare your concern and give your opinions a voice. And, when your kids are ready, be prepared to have a conservation with them.