Need Help? Know Someone Who Does?
Call 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
Use the online Lifeline Crisis Chat
Or Text VT to 741741
All are free and confidential. You’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor in your area.
For more information, visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
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Suicide is a serious public health problem that can have lasting harmful effects on individuals, families, and communities. While its causes are complex and determined by multiple factors, the goal of suicide prevention is to reduce factors that increase risk and increase factors that promote resilience. Suicide is preventable – there is HOPE!