What You Need to Know About Suicide

Having suicidal thoughts is not uncommon, but they should always be taken seriously. Suicide is the third leading cause of death for people ages 15 to 24. You are not alone if you are struggling with suicidal thoughts or behaviors—or if you are worried someone in your life may be. There is hope and help available. Use these resources to have open and important conversations, reach out for help, and begin feeling better. 

If you need help right now:

Text HOME to 741-741 for a free, confidential conversation with a trained counselor any time of day.

Text or call 988 or use the chat function at 988lifeline.org.

If this is a medical emergency or there is immediate danger of harm, call 911 and explain that you need support for a mental health crisis.

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