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If you or a family member are feeling suicidal please take a few moments to review the following 24/7 free resources and then please follow through on the ones most applicable to you:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
1-800-273-TALK (8233)
*Soon this number will be just 3 digits: 988

Crisis Text Line
https://www.crisistextline.org/
Text "HOME" to 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor

The TrevorLifeLine for Youth (also specializing in LGBTQ youth)
https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
1-866-488-7386
Text  "START" to 678-678

The JED Foundation (Teens and young adults)
https://www.jedfoundation.org/
1-800-273-8255
Text  "START" to 741-741

"If you are thinking about suicide read this first"
https://metanoia.org/suicide/
(Thoughts, coping strategies, and additional free resources.)

Where to go locally in a crisis:

  1. You can go to any Emergency Room and get evaluated by an attending psychiatrist.
  2. You can also call Montgomery County Mobile Crisis   
    https://www.accessservices.org/services/mobile-crisis-support/
    1-855-634-4673
  3. If you are already working with a therapist or psychologist, be sure to call them immediately.  However, many do not have the 24/7 access that all of the above resources have.  So, after leaving them a message, be sure to access the above resources.