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. 

Did You Know?

PNWRCC has many women in our crafts and leadership positions.

Margaret Ellings became the first woman initiated into the United Brotherhood of Carpenters in October 1935. The establishment of a women’s committee within the United Brotherhood of Carpenters is one of the most important developments in the union’s recent history. Visit ubcsisters.org

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