If You are Experiencing a Crisis

If you are having suicidal thoughts or thoughts of hurting yourself or others, get help immediately

Call 911 and tell the operator that you are having suicidal or homicidal thoughts.

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

Call your primary care doctor, or another doctor you feel close to, 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 you need help.

  • 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
  • 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
  • Information on international assistance can be found at the website for the charitable foundation Samaritans.