Preventing Suicide

Preventing Suicide

Do They Need Your Help?

July 11, 2018

Looking for warning signs may help you determine if a loved one is at risk for suicide, especially if the behavior is new, has increased, or seems related to a painful event, loss, or change.



















How Can You Help Them?

If it’s an emergency, call 911.

If it’s a crisis, you can call 1-800-273-8255 or text SEIZE to 741741 to get free advice.

What if You Have Suicidal Thoughts?

If you think you may hurt yourself or attempt suicide, get help right away.

Call 911 or your local emergency number.

Call a suicide hotline number:

  • 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • 503-988-4988 for the Multnomah County Crises Line

Call your mental health specialist.

Reach out to a close friend or loved one.


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