The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is always available at (800) 273-TALK. Virtually all calls to this helpline are answered in Wisconsin at a crisis center closest to you. Otherwise contact the person’s physician, a local mental health professional, a clergyperson or another trusted professional.
Become informed. Following are important resources that will help you understand how real, common and treatable some mental health disorders are.
Suicide Prevention Resource Center www.sprc.org
Mental Health of America www.mhawisconsin.org
Helping Others Prevent and Educate about Suicide www.hopes-wi.org
National Mental Health Information Center http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/