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Suicide Prevention

How to Help:

  • Your loved one is saying they want to hurt or kill themselves, take them seriously, and get them help immediately.
  • Listen with empathy and give them hope.
  • Show them support. The emotions your loved one is experiencing may stem from a fight, break-up, disappointment, or anything else. Do not disregard their feelings!

Warning Signs:

  • Talking about wanting to die or kill themselves.
  • Looking for a way to kill themselves.
  • Talking about feeling hopeless.
  • Expressing no reason to live.
  • Talking about being a burden to others.
  • Giving away prize or personal possessions.
  • Increased use of alcohol or drugs.
  • Sleeping too little or too much.
  • Withdrawing or isolating from previously enjoyed activities.
  • Extreme mood swings
  • Previous suicidal attempts
  • Family history of suicides


24-Hour Crisis Response Hotline – Gulf Coast Center- Galveston/Brazoria Co.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Just Dial: 988  

National Human Trafficking Hotline

24/7 Crisis TEXT line
Text “HELLO” to 741741

Services to At-Risk Youth (STAR) Crisis Hotline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

“A Friend Asks” App
“A Friend Asks” is a FREE smart-phone app that helps provide the information, tools and resources to help a friend (or yourself) who may be struggling with thoughts of suicide. Download the app today and encourage friends and family to do the same. Education is the key to prevention and with information like this as close as your smartphone; you could help save a life!