Risk Factors

  • Diagnosis of Depression
  • Previous suicide attempt
  • Family history of suicide
  • Loss of job, home, money
  • Death or terminal illness of a loved one
  • Divorce or loss of major, significant relationship
  • Loss of health, either real or imagined
  • Someone close to the person has completed suicide
  • Recent disappointment or rejection
  • Being expelled from school/fired from job
  • Sudden loss of freedom/fear of punishment
  • Victim of assault or bullying
  • Questioning gender

There is hope

If you or someone you know is feeling hopeless or alone, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988.  Your call will be directed to a local crisis center where a trained counselor will answer.  All calls are free and confidential.