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Where to turn if you have thoughts of suicide

Posted: 3:08 PM, Jun 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-08 16:48:51-04
Where to turn if you have thoughts of suicide

If you or someone you know might be at risk of suicide, you can find help here in Palm Beach County, Okeechobee or the Treasure Coast

211 HelpLine can be reached by Calling:

(561) 383-1112
(866) 882-2991
211 Helpline can also be reached by Texting, Online Chat, or Email:

>>>To Text: text your zip code to 898211 (available 24/7)

>>> Click here for Online Chat (available 10am -8pm every day)

>>>211 HelpLine via email (click on this link and scroll down)


Call 1-800-273-8255 to reach the  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline . It provides free and confidential support 24 hours a day, seven days a week for people in suicidal crisis or distress. You can learn more about its services  here , including its guide on  what to do if you see suicidal language on social media . You can also call 1-800-273-8255 to talk to someone about how you can help a person in crisis. Call 1-866-488-7386 for the TrevorLifeline, a suicide prevention counseling service for the LGBTQ community.

Text HOME to 741741 to have a confidential text conversation with a trained crisis counselor from  Crisis Text Line . Counselors are available 24/7. You can learn more about how their texting service works  here .

For online chat, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides a  confidential chat window , with counselors available 24/7.  Boys Town  also provides counselors for youth-specific online chat at this  link . It is available every Monday through Friday between 6 p.m. and midnight in the Central time zone.

For crisis support in Spanish, call 1-888-628-9454. For support outside of the US, a worldwide directory of resources and international hotlines is provided by the  International Association for Suicide Prevention . You can also turn to  Befrienders Worldwide .