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Crisis/Suicide Prevention Information:

If you are in crisis, need help for yourself or someone else, please call 1-800-273-8255 for free, confidential help 24 hours a day.   National Suicide Prevention Lifeline http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

If you are a veteran in distress, please call the Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 and PRESS “1”.

Local crisis lines for all 58 counties can be found at http://www.dmh.ca.gov/docs/24_Hour_MH_Crisis_Hotline_List.pdf

An online chat function for veterans in crisis is also available at http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/Veterans/Default.aspx

More resources about suicide prevention can be found at:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline homepage

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

National Institute for Mental Health

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

The Office of Suicide Prevention at the California Department of Mental Health includes the California Strategic Plan on Suicide Prevention

Centers for Disease Control’s webpage contains many resources about suicide prevention, including data, resources, and The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Suicide which was published in 1999.​