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Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Achieve and maintain mental & emotional health, help prevent or assist in mental health crisis situations

The Purpose of This Guide

If you are in distress or are with someone at risk right now, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or TEXT 741-741

This guide presents basic information about mental health, and strategies for developing good habits that promote health and well-being; mental illness and mental or emotional crisis situations; some "first aid" that we can do to help people who seem to be struggling or needing help, and contact info for hotlines and local organizations that provide help and support. See the tabs at left for each section of information on each of those topics.


Definitions & Basic Info