Suicide

Suicide is a deliberate attempt to end one’s life.

At-Risk Populations

Suicide attempts are three times more likely among females, who are twice as likely to experience depression as males. Completed suicides are more 4 times likely among males, who tend to use more lethal means, such as guns. more

What you should do

  • Know suicide risk and preventive factors and local support services; more
  • Let yourself and others know that professional help to deal with depression can prevent suicide;
  • Suicide-proof your home; more
  • Look for the warning signs of suicide.

If you are in crisis seek immediate help

What we are doing

Emergency Help

  • 911
  • The Samaritans at
    401-272-4044
    or 800- 365-4044
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline
    800-273-TALK
    800-273-8255

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