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There is hope.

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Suicide Prevention:

Let's Protect One Another!

Knowing the warning signs and taking action are things that we can do to help others! Learn more about the warning signs below. If you are concerned about someone, start with these five steps

 

Learn more about the five step action plan here

Visit www.samhsa.gov for more information

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National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available.

Call or text 988 or chat online at 988lifeline.org

The lifeline is a free and confidential support system that is available 24/7 for people in distress. 

OR

Text HOME to 741741 to receive 24/7 support from a crisis counselor. 

https://www.crisistextline.org/

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Local Resources

Gryphon Place:

24-hour crisis hotline: 269-381-HELP

 

Call 2-1-1 to get assistance with a broad range of local health and human services or visit gryphon.org/211

Integrated Services of Kalamazoo (ISK):

24-hour crisis hotline: 888-373-6200

Visit their website at iskzoo.org for a listing of the many resources that they offer. 

ISK is creating Kalamazoo county's first behavioral health urgent care center in downtown Kalamazoo.

Coming in 2023! Read about it here!

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Warning Signs

The following signs may help you determine if a loved one is at risk for suicide. 

  • Talking about wanting to die

  • Searching for ways to kill themselves

  • Talking about hopelessness or having no reason to live

  • Behaving recklessly

  • Increased consumption of drugs or alcohol

  • Withdrawing or isolating themselves

  • Extreme mood swings

If the situation is an emergency, call 911

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If you are in need of help and this is not an emergency,
contact us. 

Call 269.978.8874 

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