SOURCES for Suicide Prevention: We All Have a Role to Play

NOTE: If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, Contact National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or text 741741 and type “Hello.” Free and Confidential.

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Suicide Prevention Resource Center 

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