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Resources

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My goal with this platform is to help encourage others to hang on to hope, to get more conversations going around mental health as we never know who is fighting a hard battle. The most important thing to know is that suicide is preventable but it takes getting help and support.  We have put together several resources. Reach out to your local resources, as they will be able to help you directly.

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1-800-273-8255

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Within the US you can text HOME to 741-741 for free, 24-hour support via text message

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The International Association for Suicide Prevention has a wonderful database of crisis centers around the world. Please look up to see what is available in your area.

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Do They Need Your Help?

Some warning signs may help you determine if a loved one is at risk for suicide, especially if the behavior is new, has increased, or seems related to a painful event, loss, or change. If you or someone you know exhibits any of these, seek help by calling the Lifeline.

  • Talking about wanting to die or to kill themselves
  • Looking for a way to kill themselves, like 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 little or too much
  • Withdrawing or isolating themselves
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
  • Extreme mood swings

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Depression and Suicide Facts

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US for all ages. (CDC)

Every day, approximately 123 Americans die by suicide. (CDC)

There is one death by suicide in the US every 12 minutes. (CDC)

Depression affects 20-25% of Americans ages 18+ in a given year. (CDC)

Suicide takes the lives of over 44,965 Americans every year. (CDC)

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