Suicide Prevention Resources

SUICIDE IS PREVENTABLE, KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS

Risk of suicide is higher when the following behaviors are new or have increased, due to a painful event, loss, or change. These signs may mean someone is at risk, and in need of resources.

Discussion of:
• Being a burden to others
• Wanting to die, kill oneself 
• Feelings of hopelessness
• Having no reason to live
• Feeling trapped
• Unbearable pain 

Showing signs of: 
• Substance abuse
• Anxiety
• Agitation
• Recklessness
• Sleeping too little
• Sleeping too much
• Withdrawal
• Isolation
• Extreme mood swings

You don’t have to be an expert to help someone you know. 

Support is available. Refer to this list of professional resources while navigating a difficult situation. 

Suicide Prevention Resources:
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE
The Lifeline provides confidential support, prevention and crisis resources, and best practices for professionals.
800.273-TALK (8255) 
SuicidePreventionLifeline.org

NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS 
Get answers to your questions about mental health such as symptoms of illness, treatment options, local support,
and education programs.

800.950-NAMI
TEXT “NAMI” TO 741-741
NAMI.org

VETERANS CRISIS LINE
Connect with caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. 
800.273-8255, press 1
TEXT 838-255
VeteransCrisisLine.net

CARPENTER TRUSTS
For information on your health care coverage and the Employee Assistance Program, contact your trust. 

Oregon and SW Washington Carpenters Trust
William C Earhart Co, Inc
800.547-1314
wcearhart.com

Carpenters Trust of Western Washington
Covering: WA, ID, MT, WY
800.552-0635
ctww.org

Alaska Carpenters Trust Funds
Welfare & Pension Administration Services, Inc
800.478-4431
alaskacarpenterstrusts.com

Did You Know?

UBC emblem and motto.

The official emblem of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America was adopted at the Fourth General Convention in Cincinnati, Ohio, August 1884. The motto inscribed therein, “Labor Omnia Vincit,” translated from Latin means “Labor Conquers All Things.” Learn More

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