IF YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT HARMING YOURSELF OR ATTEMPTING SUICIDE:
If during office hours, call your doctor's office.
Or call 911 for emergency services.
Alternatively go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
To be connected to a trained counselor at a nearby suicide crisis center, call the toll-free, 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at
Ask a family member or friend to help you make these calls or take you to the hospital.
IF YOU HAVE A FAMILY MEMBER OR FRIEND IN A CRISIS:
If you have a suicidal friend or relative, do not leave him or her alone. Try to get the person to seek immediate help from an emergency room, their doctor, or a mental health professional. Please take any comments about suicide or wishing to die seriously. Even if you do not believe there will be a suicide attempt, the person is in sufficient distress to benefit from your help and from treatment by a mental health professional.
For advice, call the toll-free, 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at
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