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Know the warning signs

The following are warning signs of immediate risk

Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline if you or someone you know is experiencing the following:

  • Threatening to hurt or kill themself, or talking of wanting to hurt or kill him/herself
  • Looking for ways to kill themself by seeking access to firearms, available pills, or other means; and/or,
  • Talking or writing about death, dying or suicide, when these actions are out of the ordinary.

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people who survive a suicide attempt  never go on to die by suicide

If you recognize these warning signs or think someone might be considering suicide — Ask them! This does not make someone more likely to attempt suicide and can help save lives.

Warning Signs

Find behavioral health services

Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health

The Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) was created as Utah’s substance abuse and mental health authority. DSAMH oversees the publicly funded prevention and treatment system. If you, a friend, or family member is struggling with a mental health problem or a problem with alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs, there is help available.

SAMHSA National Helpline

Also known as, the Treatment Referral Routing Service, this Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.

Phone: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
TTY: 1-800-487-4889
Service Areas: National
Service Type: Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Prevention, Recovery

Additional support services

Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 / Press 1
Text to 838255

Suicide Prevention Lifeline
TTY 1-800-799-4889

Trevor Lifeline
The Trevor Project provides support to LGBTQ young people 24/7.

Utah Domestic Voilence LINKLine
1-800-897-LINK (5465)

University of Utah Statewide Crisis Hotline
TTY: 801-587-8511

The Warm Line
3:00p – 11:00p

*The Warm Line is a recovery support line available daily from 3 p.m.–11 p.m. Certified peer specialists provide callers within Salt Lake County with support, engagement and encouragement. They promote wellness in a nonjudgmental and respectful manner by listening, empowering a person to resolve his or her own problem, and fostering a sense of hope, dignity and self-respect.