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Suicide Prevention

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat You can also reach Crisis Text Line by texting MHA to 741741, or call 911, or go to the nearest emergency room.

You can also call 1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746 at the SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline. Trained crisis workers will listen to you and direct you to the resources you need.

Click here for more resources for immediate response.

Recursos para respuesta inmediata

No suicide attempt should be dismissed or treated lightly. We should all learn more about suicide, self-harm, and mental health so that the stigma surrounding the topic is reduced and people aren't afraid of openly talking about their struggles before crisis.

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Awareness Campaigns

  • World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10
  • National Suicide Prevention Week in 2020 is September 6 - September 12
  • September is National Suicide Prevention Month 

General Information on Suicide and Self-Harm

MHA's Screening-to-Supports (S2S) Articles


Other Resources