One in four people battles depression, and for some it leads to suicide. But it doesn’t have to.
FOX4 encourages everyone to have an open dialogue about depression. Silence helps no one.
Below you’ll find helpful information that will benefit those battling depression or suicidal thoughts. If that person is you, know that there are people who care. Click on this link to find local events happening during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
Suicide Help Hotlines
If you are thinking of hurting or killing yourself, please call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).
If you are struggling and need to talk to someone who understands, call 1-866-WARM-EAR or 913-281-2251.
If you need more information or a referral, please call Mental Health of America at 913-281-2221.
No matter your financial situation, there is help available. Please seek help if you or someone you know is suffering.
If you are having suicidal thoughts, we urge you to get help immediately.
Go to a hospital, call 911 or call the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433).
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