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If you find yourself in need of immediate help, call Emergency Services – 911.

These are examples of situations that you should seek immediate help:

  • Thinking about ending your life or trying to end your life.
  • Feeling scared because you’re experiencing sensations that aren’t real and/or beliefs that can’t possibly be true.
  • Becoming unable to care for yourself, and it’s putting you at risk of serious harm.
  • Experiencing an alcohol or any other drug overdose.
  • Taking a dangerous combination of substances (like medications and alcohol).

Call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433), online chat or SMS/Text: By texting CONNECT to 686868, you can chat confidentially with a trained, volunteer Crisis Responder for support with any issue, if you would like to stop the conversation text STOP.

For other phone, chat or text support options, visit our Get Support section.

Loss & Grief

Sometimes the pain of loss can be overwhelming. Grief is natural after experiencing a loss and feelings of grief can be complicated. In this section, you can learn about grief, how to live with loss and how to help a friend or loved one deal with loss.


Self-injury is when a person intentionally hurts themself to help deal with difficult thoughts or feelings. Some people who self-injure may have suicidal thoughts, but this is not always the case. In this section, find out more about self-injury and what to do if you or someone you know is self-injuring.


Suicide is not an easy subject to talk about and it can be very difficult to learn that someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide. While suicide can seem scary and overwhelming, it’s helpful to remember it’s not shameful or unusual to experience thoughts of suicide. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, you are not alone.