Suicide Prevention Center

Are you or someone you know feeling suicidal?

Call our 24-hour Suicide Crisis Line:

(877) 727-4747

Toll free in Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties.

How to tell if someone is suicidal:

Warning Signs

  •  Threatening or planning suicide
  •  Giving away possessions
  •   Making out wills
  •   Despairing texts or posts
  •   Feelings of failure or shame
  •   Signs of major depression
  •   Avoiding friends
  •   Risky behaviors

Risk Factors

  •   Attempted in past
  •   Lost a loved one to suicide
  •   Loss of job, marriage, housing or health
  •   Increased alcohol or drug use

How to Help a Suicidal Person:

If you or someone you know is in imminent danger of suicide (cannot stay safe in the immediate future), call 911 or seek emergency help at a hospital or mental health clinic.

You can also call our 24-hour Suicide Prevention Hotline (877) 7-CRISIS or (877) 727-4747. If you don’t know if the person is in imminent danger, the counselors on the hotline can help you assess the risk.

 
WAYS TO SUPPORT the Suicide Prevention Center and its services:

"Suicide is a public health problem that is preventable." - Former US Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher

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