Crises Line Resources (International)
International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP)
Crises Line Resources (U.S. National)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Also provides a lifeline for Vets and free guidance for how to support a suicidal person. When you call, be patient. Take some slow, deep breaths. You'll be connected to someone who will help you as soon as possible.
" A journalist tracked down the few dozen individuals who survived jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge . . .
If you're concerned for someone who may be feeling suicidal – what to do.
Suicide Prevention: 5-Step Overview
Calmly and without judgment ask:
Are you having thoughts of suicide? How do you hurt?
Keep Them Safe.
Determine immediate risk. Remove weapons, pills, etc.
If this is an emergency, call 911.
Spend time with them, stay in touch.
Help Them Connect.
Make a safety plan, help them set up
"go to" resources.
Check in with that person. Stay connected.
For more detailed information, go to this link
or call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline for free guidance and resources:
Silent Unity is a free prayer line.
When you call, you'll be asked, "How may we pray with you?" The person on the line will say a prayer for you while you're on the phone tailored to your request. Your intention will be held in prayer for 30 days at the Silent Unity Chapel as they have been doing for over 125 years.
Phone (International): 01-816-969-2000
Phone (US): 1-800-NOW-PRAY (669-7729)
uPray Mobile Prayer App
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