Suicide Prevention Resources

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Feb 7, 20180m
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Suicide Prevention Resources
Feb 7 '180m
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Struggling with thoughts of suicide, or trying to help a loved one you're worried about can be difficultand finding help can feel overwhelming, especially when you're already stressed. Here are a list of resources that you may find useful (if you are in immediate danger, call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255)

  • The Suicide Prevention Lifeline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They also provide services for specific communities such as disaster survivors, attempt survivors, Native Americans, LGBTQ+, and veterans. 
  • The Trevor Project is a national organization that focuses on young members of the LGBTQ+ community mainly between the ages of 13 and 24. 
  • SAVE, or Suicide Awareness Voices of Education, is an organization that offers education on the warning signs of suicide in hopes of preventing suicide attempts. 
  • SAMHSA (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) is an agency within the US Department of Health and Human services. They provide a number of services, and have a section on suicide prevention

 


 

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