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Suicide Prevention

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If you're feeling suicidal, you may be afraid that you'll be judged or labeled "crazy" if you open up, or that no one could possibly understand. Concerned friends and family members may hesitate to speak up for fear that they're wrong or might say the wrong thing. However, talking openly about suicidal thoughts and feelings can save a life.

Feeling suicidal means that a person has more pain than they feel capable of coping with. Help is available. Don't wait: reach out.


Feeling suicidal?

If you’re feeling suicidal right now, please call for help!

  • In the U.S., call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
  • In the UK, call 08457 90 90 90.
  • In Australia, call 13 11 14.
  • Or visit IASP to find a helpline in your country.
  • Or talk to someone you trust and let them know how bad things are.