Are You or Someone You Know in Crisis?

If you or someone you know has harmed themselves or is in immediate crisis,

CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY.

If you or someone you know is feeling desperate or hopeless, is in crisis or emotional distress, or is having suicidal thoughts, reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or the Crisis Text Line for 24-hour, confidential help and support.

 

CALL the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
A 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in crisis or emotional distress.

 

TEXT "BRONCOHELP" to Text-a-Tip at 844-823-5323
or download the Lake County Help app from the App Store or Google Play.

 

TEXT "HELLO" to the Crisis Text Line at 741741
A 24-hour, free*, confidential information and support service available to anyone in crisis.
*Texts are free to Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, and T-Mobile customers.  Text rates apply to all other carriers.

 

 

 

Suicide Warning Signs

The risk of suicide is greater if a behavior is new or has increased, and if it seems related to a painful event, loss, or change.  If you or someone you know exhibits any of the following signs, seek help as soon as possible.

  • Talking about wanting to die or to kill themselves.
  • Looking for a way to kill themselves, such s searching online or buying a gun.
  • Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live.
  • Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain.
  • Talking about being a burden to others.
  • Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs.
  • Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly.
  • Sleeping too much or too little.
  • Withdrawing or isolating themselves.
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge.
  • Displaying  extreme mood swings.

(Source: Suicide Prevention Lifeline)

 

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