April 24- May 15, 2023 – An Online Group for Lay-persons in a Supportive Role for one struggling with depression. Sign-up at https://calendly.com/mentalhealthcoachnv or contact nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Helpful Links and Articles
Scroll down for: Video: Suicide Prevention in Ohio (relevant anywhere) | Who to Contact | What to Do | What to Say
Who to contact
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now 988. The National Crisis Text Line is accessed by texting HOME to 741741. Both services are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The deaf and hard of hearing can contact the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889. All calls are confidential.
Dial 911 in an emergency
Contact social media outlets directly if you are concerned about a friend’s social media updates
Local to Cleveland, OH:
The Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland– Crisis Intervention & Referral Service. Open Every Night from
8pm to Midnight. (216) 721-1115
Free Crisis Services of Cleveland – Sunday-Thursday 6pm-2am, Friday-Saturday 8pm-4am. We respect your privacy.
All calls are confidential and anonymous. Our counselors receive extensive hotline training. (216) 251-7722
24-Hour Crisis Hotline of Cleveland- Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health Board. (216) 623-6888
More crisis lines are available here.
What to Do
http://www.qprinstitute.com – training for crisis response
http://www.helpguide.org/home-pages/depression.htm – Be informed about Depression
http://www.dbsalliance.org – Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance – Be informed about Bipolar Depression
http://www.afsp.org-American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Get involved with walks, other fundraisers, and volunteerism
Why Do You Run Away When I Say Suicide? Please Stay
What to Say
My Depressed Loved One Won’t Get Out of Bed – What Am I to Say?
Scolding a Severely Depressed Person for Being Depressed Makes It Worse.