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​Mental Health Resources

​For immediate help call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room

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    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 800.273. (TALK) 24 hrs/day with services for veterans and Spanish speakers
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    National Association for Mental Illness (NAMI)Resources for individuals, families, caregivers, teens, and young adults, including video resources, online discussion groups (including a faith and spirituality group)
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    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
    • AFSP.org
    Support groups, online training, advocacy
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    Samaritans Helpline – 877.870.4673 (HOPE) call or text. Available 24/7
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    The Trevor Project – 866.488.7386 – for LGBT youth
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    Trans Lifeline – 877.565.8860 for transgender people staffed by people who are themselves transgender
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    Copline -800.267.5463 for police officers, staffed by volunteer police officers, crisis services 24/7
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    RAINN – National Sexual Assault Hotline Lifeline – 800.656.4673. Chat via hotline.rainn.org
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    Text services
    Crisis text line – 741741. Staffed by volunteers
    E-mail Samaritans
    jo@samaritans.org (response within 12 hours)
    Lifeline Crisis Chat
    Chat.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/GetHelp/LifelineChat.aspx
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    Website supports
    www.speakingofsuicide.com
    Chronic Suicide support forum
    ChronicSuicideSupport.com
    TWLOHA – connect to mental health resources in your community twloha.com/find-help
    National Eating Disorders Association – 800.931.2237. Chat – myneda.org
    Seize the Awkward – seizetheawkward.org (how to talk with loved ones about mental health issues)
    My3App – Define your network and your plan to stay safe my3app.org

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    Become a QPR Gatekeeper
    • QPR.org
    “To save lives and reduce suicidal behaviors by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training. We believe that quality education empowers all people, regardless of their background, to make a positive difference in the life of someone they know.” (From the project website.)     As a QPR-trained Gatekeeper, you will learn to:
    • Recognize the warning signs of suicide

    • Offer hope

    • Get help and save a life

    This training can be completed in as little as one hour.
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