If you or someone you know is in crisis or mental distress, please call or text the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988.
Experts agree that the best way to prevent suicide is to talk about it, but people are often afraid to bring it up. SBLSD has staff and resources available year-round. We’re here to help! Please reach out to your child’s school counselor.
- Signs a Child Might Be Suicidal: What to watch out for and how to help
- What to Do if You Think Your Teenager Is Depressed: Start by listening without judgment, not trying to 'fix' them
- Help for Cutting and Other Self-Injury: When kids intentionally hurt themselves as a way to manage difficult emotions
- What to Do if You're Worried About Suicide: A parent's guide to helping a child in distress.
- When OCD Triggers Suicidal Thoughts: How a form of OCD can be mistaken for being suicidal
- Taking a Child to the Emergency Room: What the ER can (and can't) do for your child in a psychiatric emergency
Most people can relate to a time when they felt alone. We may have just needed a reminder. I see you. I care. To help those in crisis and considering suicide, we recommend using LEARN®. We need everyone to play a role in suicide prevention. Most suicides are preventable. Together, we can save lives.
- Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Call/Text 988
- Youth Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK OR 1-800-273-8255
- GLBTQ hotline-1-866-4TREVOR OR 1-866-488- 7386
- 24 hour Crisis Line -1-866-4CRISIS OR 1-866-427-4747
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