Suicide is preventable. There is help. There is hope. If you or anyone you know is having suicidal thoughts, talk to a trusted adult.

    Call  1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text "HOME" to 741741.

    Learn more about mental health on the National Alliance on Mental Illness website.

    Know what to look for
    • Depressed or irritable mood
    • Decreased interest or pleasure in activities
    • Change in appetite or weight
    • Sleeping more or less than usual
    • Feeling restless or slowed down
    • Fatigue or loss of energy
    • Decreased concentration
    • Using drugs or alcohol
    • Recent thoughts of death or suicide

    Know what to do

    Take it seriously…

    • Listen non-judgmentally
    • Ask direct questions
    • Be supportive
    • Offer hope

    Get help

    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    • NorthSTAR Mobile Crisis
    • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
    • Police: 911
    • Hospital emergency room
    • Anonymous Alerts 
    • Contact your school counselor