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Suicide Prevention

The first thing to understand about suicide is it is not necessary, a person's emotional pain is not always obvious - even to themselves, and it is preventable. Here are some resources to get help.

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Suicide Prevention Awareness: El Suicidio es Prevenible:
Know the Signs Reconozca las señales
Find the Words to talk about it Escuche y Dialogue
Reach Out for Help. Busque Ayuda

Some External Resources

Partnership Between the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Facebook

Report Suicidal Content posted by a friend to Facebook. The person who posted the suicidal comment will receive an e-mail from Facebook encouraging them to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or to click on a link to begin a confidential chat session with a crisis worker.

Get more information on the partnership.

Click to Chat Online 5 p.m.–1 a.m. EST (Monday through Friday)

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