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SUICIDE INTERVENTION & PREVENTION | Use these resources to get help for yourself, or a loved one who may be experiencing suicidal thoughts. Help is Available 24 hours a day.

IS SOMEONE YOU CARE ABOUT AT RISK?  | Some warning signs may help you determine if a loved one is at risk for suicide, especially if the behavior is new, has increased, or seems
related to a painful event, loss, or change. If you or someone you know exhibits any of these, seek help.

Talking about wanting to die or to kill themselves

Looking for a way to kill themselves, such as searching online or buying a gun

Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live

Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain

Talking about being a burden to others
Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs

Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly

Sleeping too little or too much

Withdrawing or isolating themselves

Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge

Displaying extreme mood swings


Use these helpful videos to give yourself (and your brain!) a break
Relax & Breathe
Using Your Senses to Calm Down
Do Nothing for 10 Minutes
The 5-4-3-2-1
Need a few minutes to recenter yourself, and redirect your thoughts? Try this. For 10 minutes, do nothing but breathe. Clear your head, meditate, be free of worries for 10 whole minutes
A simple calming exercise for all ages, no matter where you are. Here, Professor Puppet explains how to use your senses to help you feel better when you're anxious, sad, or upset.