You're not alone. Call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-8255 or Text HEAL to 741741

Suicide Prevention Resources

Every
Seconds

Did You Know? Somebody dies by suicide every 40 seconds.

For every suicide there are many more people who attempt suicide every year. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-29 year olds.
World Health Organization

These statistics are an important reminder that we must address mental health conditions like anxiety and depression as well as additional risk factors such as easy access to means for suicide, environmental factors, barriers to accessing mental health treatment.

Source: The Youth Risk Behavioral Surveillance System

Get The FAQs Answers to Your Most Common Questions About Mental Health & Suicide

What are the warning signs of suicidal thoughts or intent?

While there is no way to predict suicide 100%, there are many warning signs that indicate a person is planning to harm themselves. Here are just a few:

  • Sleeping too little or too much

  • Giving away personal items

  • Talking about suicide

  • Making statements about feeling hopeless, helpless, or worthless

  • A deepening depression

  • Preoccupation with death

  • Taking unnecessary risks

  • Exhibiting self-destructive behaviors

  • Out of character behavior

  • A loss in interest in things one cares about

  • Visiting or calling people one cares about

  • Making arrangements or setting one’s affairs in order

  • Increasing use of drugs or alcohol

  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge

  • Talking about being a burden to others

What should I do if I think someone is considering suicide?

If you or someone you know is considering self-harm or suicide, call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or text HEAL to 741741. You can also ask a parent, teacher, or school counselor for help.

Acknowledge: Listen to your friend, don’t ignore threats

Care: Let your friend know you care

Tell: Tell a trusted adult such as a parent, teacher, counselor, pastor, or professional so they can help.

Resources

  • Student Assistance Program

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Drug & Alcohol Treatment in and around Prosser, Washington

If you or someone you know is in need of treatment for drug and/or alcohol abuse, please contact one of the following organizations.

Integrity Support Services, LLC

242 Division Street
Grandview, WA. 98930
(509) 882-8012

Valley Vista Medical Group

820 Memorial Street, Suite 1
Prosser, WA 99350
(509) 786-2010

Central Washington Comprehensive MH Sunnyside Center

1319 Saul Road
Sunnyside, WA 98944
(509) 837-2089

Merit Resource
Services

702 Franklin Avenue
Sunnyside, WA. 98944
(509) 837-7700

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