Suicidality and Crisis Resources
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If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
If you believe you may be suicidal, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) immediately, or consult their website at www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org. They are available 24/7 for anyone in suicidal crisis in the United States.
If you suspect elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation, Click Here for state reporting numbers, or telephone the Eldercare Locator at 1-800-677-1116. If someone is in immediate danger, call 911 or the local police for immediate help.
If you suspect an abusive relationship, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) OR TTY 1-800-787-3224 immediately, or consult their website at www.ndvh.org. They are available 24/7 for anyone in need of assistance within the United States.
- Don't forget to make use of other sources of support that you may have, such as:
- Friends and family
- Other community members
- Support workers
- Other healthcare professionals
- Crisis center in your area.
We wish you well and hope that you find the resources and support that you need.
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