Dealing with Suicide Risk

  • If Your Child is in Crisis

    1. Do not leave your child alone.
    2. Secure or remove items (e.g., medicine, firearm) from your home that could facilitate a suicide attempt.
    3. Get professional help.
      1. Take your child to the emergency room or mental health center for evaluation immediately.
      2. Call the Alliance Behavioral Healthcare access and information line at 1-800-510-9132.
      3. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
      4. Text TALK to 741741 to text with a trained crisis counselor.