Suicidal ideation

If you're feeling like you want to die, it's important to tell someone.

Help and support is available right now if you need it. You don't have to struggle with difficult feelings alone.

Phone a helpline

These helplines are there to help when you're feeling down or desperate.

Unless it says otherwise, they're open 24 hours a day, every day.

National suicide prevention lifeline 1-800-273-8255.
Metro crisis line 888-885-1222.
Call 911 and go to the nearest emergency room

Talk to someone you trust

Let family or friends know what's going on with you. They may be able to offer support and help keep you safe.

There's no right or wrong way to talk about suicidal feelings – starting the conversation is what's important. 

Tips for coping right now

Try not to think about the future, just focus on getting through the day.

Stay away from drugs and alcohol.

Get yourself to a safe place like a friends house.

Be around other people.

Do something you enjoy such as spending time with your pets.



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