Crisis situation – Dial 911 – ask for Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) – officers who are trained to deal with individuals in mental health crisis; some, but not all, police departments have these teams.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 – call 24/7 or chat online
Mental Health First Aid – course to help understand mental health challenges & how to respond
Zero Reasons Why –a teen-led plan for the whole community – remove the stigma, build community support, commit to education
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