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Suicide Intervention

Home > Departments > Office of Peer Support >Suicide Intervention

Suicide Statistics:

One is Too Many

What Should We Look For?

Stress Life Situations:

Signs of Depression:

Greater Risks If:

Immediate Danger Signs:

What To Do If You Believe Someone Is Suicidal:

Trust your suspicions

Do Not leave them alone


Be supportive

Contact or refer to appropriate sources

Tunnel of Despair

Tunnel of Despair

Suicide starts out as just a brief thought

Then it becomes an option

Then a better and better option

Then it looks like the best way out

Finally it looks like the only way out

Intervention Versus Prevention

By the time someone reaches the point where suicide is an option, it means that they are feeling out of control of their own lives. Prevention is the key to avoiding a crisis from personal and job-related problems. Intervention is what you do to help once someone is already in crisis. Our goal is to provide the support and resources to someone before they are in crisis.

Helping someone who may be suicidal

You are not alone. If you need help, please call:
Peer Support 708-633-2580


Suicide Prevention Lifeline Suicide Prevention Lifeline Peer Support: 708-633-2580


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