CrisisLink’s 5th annual Got Hope Walkathon, May 2011.
September 4-11 is National Suicide Prevention Week. Serve DC subgrantee CrisisLink just introduced a new 24-hour hotline for teens. Find out more by visiting www.crisislink.org or call 1 (800) 273-TALK or 1 (800) SUICIDE for help.
Check out their helpful hints for reaching out to someone threatening suicide:
- Show interest and support
- Ask if they are thinking about suicide
- Talk openly, be willing to listen and be nonjudgmental
- Don’t act shocked or be sworn to secrecy
- Offer hope
- Take action
Posted on Tuesday, September 6th 2011