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    Need help? Know someone who does?

    • Call 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
    • Lifeline Chat
    • Both are free and confidential. You’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor in your area.

    Warning Signs

    Some warning signs may help you determine if a loved one is at risk for suicide, especially if the behavior is new, has increased, or seems related to a painful event, loss, or change. If you or someone you know exhibits any of these, seek help by calling the Lifeline.

    • Talking about wanting to die or to kill themselves
    • Looking for a way to kill themselves, like searching online or buying a gun
    • Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live
    • Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain
    • Talking about being a burden to others
    • Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs
    • Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly
    • Sleeping too little or too much
    • Withdrawing or isolating themselves
    • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
    • Extreme mood swings

    Other Resources

    • Texas Youth Hotline 1-800-210-2278
    • Emergency Room at Midland Memorial Hospital  685-1555
    • Midland Sheriff’s Crisis Unit  688-4635
    • Centers for Children and Families  570-1084
    • Heritage Counseling Services  685-3787
    • Samaritan Counseling  563-4144
    • Permian Basin Community Centers – Suicide Hotline  570-3300
    • BCA, Behavioral Hospital  561-5915