Crisis

If you are having Suicidal or Homicidal thoughts, you need to get help immediately. You are not alone.

If you are a client of mine, and we have worked together on a safety plan, take those steps now. If you are still feeling unsafe or are not a client of mine, but are experiencing a crisis, here are additional options:

  • If you are experiencing suicidal or homicidal thoughts, and those thoughts also have a plan, timeline, means, and/or intent on following through on those thoughts, please Call 911 immediately and tell the operator that you are having suicidal or homicidal thoughts.

  • Go to your local crisis center, usually the Emergency Room of your local hospital, and tell them you are having suicidal or homicidal thoughts.

  • Call your primary care doctor and tell him or her you are feeling suicidal or homicidal.

  • Call a trusted friend or family member and tell him or her you need help now.

  • Call one of the following Suicide Hotlines and tell them what is going on:

  • 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

  • 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

  • Send an anonymous email to the Samaritans, a charity founded in 1953 which exists to provide confidential emotional support to any person who is suicidal or despairing. Trained volunteers provide this service 24 hours every day. It is free. You are guaranteed absolute confidentiality and you will not be judged.

  • Go to this website suicideā€¦read this first for more suggestions and emotional support.

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