4 things you can do if you're thinking about suicide
When you're hurting, you're not alone. Here are four places to find support.
4 places to turn in a crisis
Reach out to a trusted friend.
Talk with your doctor.
Go to the emergency room.
Call a crisis hotline.
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is 988.
Whichever option you choose, be sure to follow up with your primary care provider. Getting care after a crisis can help you recover and avoid having suicidal feelings again.
- HelpGuide. "Are You Feeling Suicidal?" https://www.helpguide.org/articles/suicide-prevention/are-you-feeling-suicidal.htm.
- National Institute of Mental Health. "If You or Someone You Know Is in Crisis and Needs Immediate Help." https://www.nimh.nih.gov/site-info/if-you-or-someone-you-know-is-in-crisis-and-needs-immediate-help.
This information is provided for educational purposes only. Individuals should always consult with their healthcare providers regarding medical care or treatment, as recommendations, services or resources are not a substitute for the advice or recommendation of an individual's physician or healthcare provider. Services or treatment options may not be covered under an individual's particular health plan.