If you are on this web site now, you have a concern about someone and your concern is valid! It is always better to reach out now than to wish you had later.
Suicide – 1-800-784-2433
Notice – Is your friend or loved one acting in a way that worries you?
Ask – Don’t be afraid to use the word suicide. It is important to know the truth.
Listen – Be open, listen attentively and avoid interrupting.
Support – Someone who is suicidal may be tempted to bottle up feelings because he or she feels ashamed, guilty or embarrassed.
Get Help! – Never promise to keep someone’s suicidal feelings a secret. Be understanding but explain that you may not be able to keep such a promise if you think the person’s life is in danger. At that point, you have to get help.
Domestic Violence – 425-252-2873
Homelessness – 425-259-5802