Contact a local mental health
clinic or the following:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
National Institute of Mental Health
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Suicide Hotline
Never leave the person alone or out
of sight. A person who is actively suicidal needs help right away from a mental health
expert. Take action. Remove means to self-harm, such as guns, rope, or stockpiled
If there is
an immediate risk, call 911.
In less critical situations, call
the 24-hour suicide crisis hotline 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255). If the person can
driven somewhere safely, take the person to the closest hospital ER.