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Posted at 1:00 PM ET, 02/19/2011

Resources on suicide, depression

By Washington Post editors

If you or someone you know is struggling with suicide or depression, there are many places you can go for help and information.

There are multiple phone numbers that you can call to speak to someoene immediately:
- 800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433). The site is run by the Kristin Brooks Hope Center
-800--273-TALK (8255), run by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
-703-527-4077, the CrisisLink hotline

The National Alliance on Mental Illness has information on youth suicide, prevention and what should be done if a young attempts suicide.

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has information on suicide, surviving suicide loss and prevention projects.

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center also has basics on prevention and risk factors.

The Los Angeles County Youth Suicide Prevention Project has information on prevention, intervention, statistics and frequently asked questions for school administrators and staff, parents and students.

By Washington Post editors  | February 19, 2011; 1:00 PM ET
 
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