Suicide-prevention resources online and by phone

It is better to ask someone if they are struggling with suicidal thoughts than to avoid the topic.

Mental health experts say suicide can be an uncomfortable topic, but it is better to ask someone if they are struggling with suicidal thoughts than to avoid the subject. They recommend keeping phone numbers and websites for suicide prevention resources handy.

Depression and thoughts of self-harm or suicide can affect anyone, regardless of age or background.

Resources

There are resources for people struggling with suicidal thoughts or other mental health concerns. Among them are phone and online chat services. They are free and confidential.

If there is immediate danger, call 911.

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