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Need Immediate Help / In Crisis?

  If you are experiencing suicidal thinking/impulses, overwhelming depression, or another mental health crisis, or you need help with your mental health immediately, call 325-944-2561 Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm to get connected with someone today.  

If emergency medical care is needed, call 9-1-1 or go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital.

 

Are you in crisis or concerned about someone? Here are some available resources:

PHONE SUPPORT free, confidential, 24/7 support by phone
325-653-5933 MHMR of the Concho Valley Crisis Line
800-273-8255 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline / Veteran Crisis Line
888-628-9454 Línea Telefónica Nacional De Suicidio
866-488-7386 The Trevor Lifeline, Crisis Intervention for LGBTQ youth
877-565-8860  Trans Lifeline 
888-843-4564 LGBTQ Peer Support 
  

What to expect when you call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

  • You'll hear a brief message that you've reached the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • You'll hear music while the Lifeline directs your call to the crisis center nearest you
  • A local crisis center counselor will answer your call and help you
  • The counselor will offer you referrals for mental health services if needed
   
TEXT free, confidential 24/7 support by text 
838255 Veterans Crisis Line
741741 Crisis Text Line (all ages 24/7)
20121 Teen Line (child/teen)

 

 
CHAT free, confidential 24/7 support by message
Veterans Crisis Text Line  Global access for American vets, service members, National Guard, Reserves, and family members and friends
The Trevor Chat LGBTQ youth
LGBTQ Peer-Support Chat LGBTQ
RAINN Online Hotline Sexual assault victims, global access
Your Life Your Voice Teen
Teen Line Online Teen
866Teenlink Teen

 

 
MOBILE APPS  all developed by the Texas Suicide Prevention Council
Ask & Prevent Suicides Provides useful information to use as an educational resource as well as a crisis intervention resource for suicide prevention
Hope Box Contains messages, contact information, pictures, and scrapbook to store personalized information that promotes mental wellness and can aid persons in a mental health crisis.
Suicide Safer Home Offers practical tips for concerned parents and adult family caregivers for keeping families suicide safer.

 

 
LOCAL RESOURCES 
325-653-6741 Shannon Medical Center, 120 E. Harris Ave., San Angelo
325-949-5722 River Crest Hospital, 1636 Hunters Glen Rd, San Angelo
325-949-9511 San Angelo Community Medical Center, 3501 Knickerbocker Rd

 

If you are worried that someone you know is considering suicide:

The situation is an emergency and immediate action is needed if any of these signs are present:

  • in the act of hurting or killing him or herself, has a weapon or other lethal means
  • threatening to hurt or kill him or herself
  • looking for ways to hurt or kill him or herself, talking about a plan to do so
  • talking about death or suicide and is acting anxious or agitated
  • talking about death or suicide and is intoxicated or "high" on drugs

If any of these are present:

  • Call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Don't leave the person alone.
  • Remove all lethal means (weapons, medications, etc.) from the vicinity
  • Take the person to a nearby Emergency Room or walk-in psychiatric crisis clinic
  • Do not put yourself in danger; if you are concerned about your own safety, call 911

 

   
   

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: 

                              Defense Suicide Prevention Office