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If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts call:

Call 911

If you or someone you know is in a life threatening emergency or in immediate danger of harming themselves.

Mental health crisis help

Call 911 and ask for a CIT Officer (Crisis Intervention Team). They are specially trained to help someone in a mental health crisis.

Some people find the following things helpful when having thoughts of suicide

Use your coping skills. Examples might be:

  • Relaxation techniques
  • Exercise
  • Deep breathing

Call/text a friend or loved one

  • Let them know you’re having a difficult day
  • Ask if they can spend some time with you

Find distractions

  • Go for a bike ride or a walk
  • Watch you favorite TV show or movie
  • Go to your favorite place or store

Go somewhere you feel safe

  • Visit a friend or loved one’s home
  • Visit your favorite place or store

Make your environment safe

  • Ask a friend or loved one to store your medications and firearms
  • Lock up medications and firearms

If you don’t feel you can keep yourself safe right now, seek immediate help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255

After a suicidal attempt

Visit our page to learn more about life after a suicidal attempt.

Find local crisis support

Follow the link to find contacts for local support services.

Veterans crisis line

Contact the Veterans crisis line for Veteran specific services.

Resources