National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. With the stresses of daily life, school, and the continuing pandemic, it is more important than ever to take care of yourself.

If you’re experiencing a mental health emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. Other resources include: The 24/7 Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), The Crisis Text Line (Text HELLO to 741741). If your distress is related to COVID-19, you can contact the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a crisis counselor for free confidential crisis support.

Read more about Suicide Prevention for College Students, as well as the Risk of Suicide, from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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