Suicide Prevention Resources
    This website does not provide crisis or counseling services. If you need to talk or are concerned about someone else, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255). If someone is in immediate crisis, dial 911.
    Did You Know?
    Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death of teens and college aged youth (15-24 years).
    It is also considered to be one of the most preventable of deaths … IF We:
    • Recognize and Lower Risk Factors
    • Support Protective Factors
    • Recognize Warning Signs and
    • Are Trained and Ready to :
      •  Ask About Suicide
      • Seek More Information (and keep Safe) And
      • Know Where & How to Refer


    The Main IDEA
    This web-site will help you know Where & How to refer someone who is showing suicidal warning signs or just needs to talk to someone. 
    We are doing this by giving you ready to go prevention resources to help yourself or someone else when it is needed most. 

    By downloading these apps to your phone, adding these hotlines to your contacts, and saving these web-sites you will always have information and be ready to help someone by knowing referral agencies. 

    If someone needs immediate help call 911!
    ASK MHA Suicide Prevention App for iPhone
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    ASK Suicide Prevention App for iPhone- ASK MHA App for iPhone gives you the national suicide prevention hotline, suicide warning signs, suicide ASK action tips, and suicide prevention hotline by county for the state of Texas.

    ASK MHA Suicide Prevention App for Android
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    ASK Suicide Prevention App for Android- ASK MHA App for Android gives you the national suicide prevention hotline, suicide warning signs, suicide ASK action tips, and suicide prevention hotline by county for the state of Texas.
    Facebook Suicide Prevention Links
    Facebook Report Suicidal Content- This link will take you to the Facebook Report Suicidal Content Link. If you see a statement on Facebook that you feel could be suicidal you can report it to Facebook. The person who posted the suicidal comment will then immediately receive an e-mail from Facebook encouraging them to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or to click on a link to begin a confidential chat session with a crisis worker.

    Suicide Prevention Hotlines
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    A National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Take one moment and program this number into you cell phone contacts. If you put it in with the letter" a" in front then it will be saved at the top of your contacts list. 

    Suicide Prevention Services by County (pdf)- This document provides a quick list of contact information for suicide prevention services broken down by the counties they serve in the Region 14 ESC area.
    Follow this link for Mental Health Wellness Information...