Mental Health & Suicide

 If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or need immediate help, contact Dial Help

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About Mental Health & Suicide

It's normal for children and youth to experience various types of emotional distress as they develop and mature. For example, it's common for children to experience anxiety about school, or youth to experience short periods of depression that are transient in nature. When symptoms persist, it may be time to seek professional assistance. One in every four to five youth in the general population meet criteria for a lifetime mental disorder--early identification and intervention are key to successful recovery.

Local Treatment Resources

Dial Help

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Free crisis support and referrals to professional care--contact Dial Help at 800-562-7622

NorthCare Network

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Manages funding to help pay for treatment--contact NorthCare toll-free at 888-333-8030 for an assessment

Great Lakes Recovery

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Has a variety of outpatient mental health treatment  options--contact GLRC at 855-906-GLRC (855-906-4572)

Bring a Training to Your Community

QPR

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Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) is a one-hour suicide prevention training that is appropriate for both youth and adults--contact your coalition for more info

MHFA

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an eight-hour class for adults that includes the topic of suicide prevention--contact GLRC or CMH for more info

ASIST

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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a 16-hour suicide prevention class for adults--contact Dial Help for more info

Suicide Prevention Information

Suicide Prevention Information (pdf)

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