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Suicide Prevention


suicide prevention The Suicide Prevention Program has resources to help those who may be feeling like committing suicide, those who know someone who may be considering committing suicide, or those who wish to help prevent suicides.


IF THERE IS AN IMMEDIATE DANGER OR THREAT TO LIFE CALL 9-1-1


Are You or Someone You Know Thinking of Suicide?
You are not alone and help is available. You cannot always predict death by suicide, but you can identify if you or someone you know is at an increased risk for suicidal behavior. You can also learn how to take precautions and seek referrals for effective life saving treatment.

What are the warning signs for Suicide?
  • Talking about wanting to die or to kill oneself
  • Looking for a way to kill oneself
  • Self mutilation
  • Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live
  • Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain
  • Talking about being a burden to others
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
  • Neglecting personal welfare, deteriorating physical appearance
  • Withdrawing from friends, family and society, or sleeping all the time
  • Losing interest in hobbies, work, school, or other things one used to care about
  • Expressing feelings of excessive guilt or shame
  • Feelings of failure or decreased performance

Contact:

Meet Our Team Members:
SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAM MANAGER: 

Jennifer Turner
OFFICE: 208-272-8522

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