WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY

WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY was created by ElkCreekFireDepartment

(If you are imminently planning to take your life, please dial 911 and help will come to you.)

When it comes to Emergency Medical Services, most people think about physical injuries and illnesses. However, every year, Elk Creek Fire responds to many 911 calls related to mental health, self-harm, or suicide. Today is WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY, and we are sharing some resources for those dealing with suicidal thoughts or intentions as well as resources for you the “be the 1 to” help when you know someone else is struggling. Stepping forward and reaching out can help save lives. Follow this link to learn more, get more details on the five steps to helping, and to help spread the word about this very real and very important topic: bit.ly/2TaTuHT

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Colorado Crisis Service: 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255

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10 Sep 2019 15:31 #1
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