The first thing to understand about suicide is it is not necessary, a person's emotional pain is not always obvious - even to themselves, and it is preventable. Here are some resources to get help.
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Some External Resources
Partnership Between the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Facebook
Report Suicidal Content posted by a friend to Facebook. The person who posted the suicidal comment will receive an e-mail from Facebook encouraging them to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or to click on a link to begin a confidential chat session with a crisis worker.
Get more information on the partnership
Click to Chat Online 5 p.m.–1 a.m. EST (Monday through Friday)
Note: Links to other organizations are provided solely as a service to you. These links are not an endorsement by the County of Ventura. We do not control information on these links.