SUPPORT: You are Loved, Supported, Needed; Please Speak to Someone

Are you looking for someone to speak with? You are loved, accepted and not alone during this test of time.

Our information center is receiving daily reports of individuals who are making drastic decisions to harm themselves. We want to help by giving you a phone number to speak to a professional that can make a difference.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

Typically in times of crisis, such as recessions, war, and natural disasters, people come together. But the coronavirus outbreak is not a typical catastrophe, and coming together is challenging, if not impossible.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

Mental health professionals and addiction support groups warn that this public health emergency poses a severe threat to people for whom social contact is a crucial element of comfort and treatment.

Social distancing and isolation are triggers for people with mental health issues, experts say. Another is the loss or fear of losing one’s job.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

Speak to someone now.