If you need immediate crisis help, please call 24-hour/7 days a week Crisis Line: (970) 252-6220 OR 911. For suicide crisis help you may also call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-talk (8255). En espanol: 1-888-628-9484.
The number one cause of suicide for college students is untreated depression.
Suicide Prevention begins with knowledge. You can help save a life...
WHAT TO DO:
~DO listen and express concern in a non-judgmental way.
~DO take action! Get connected with professional help.
~DO ask questions openly: Do you have a plan to end your life? Would you talk with someone who can offer treatment or support?
~DO show that you care.
~DO take suicide threats seriously.
WHAT NOT TO DO:
~DON'T keep it a secret.
~DON'T sidestep the issue or treat it lightly.
~DON'T leave the person alone.
~DON'T offer simple solutions.
~DON'T offer or suggest drugs or alcohol.
~DON'T try to be a therapist-get professional help.