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Who to contact
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-TALK (8255). 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.suicidology.org – American Association of Suicidology – training for crisis response
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
What to Say