Many who are struggling with thoughts of suicide suffer in silence, feeling hopeless and alone. People who try to take their own life are often trying to get away from a situation that seems impossible to deal with. Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the US, claiming over 44,000 lives per year. Please call us immediately at 913-353-3000 if you or someone you know is thinking about suicide.
Suicide and suicidal behaviors usually occur in people with one or more of the following conditions:
Often, but not always, a person may show certain signs and behaviors before a suicide attempt, such as:
Always take suicide attempts and threats seriously.
If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call us at 913-353-3000. Our trained counselors are available 24/7 to offer support.