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. 

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 (6264)
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, contact your trust. 

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