If you, or someone you know, are thinking about suicide, tell a staff member, or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255). This number can be dialed toll-free from anywhere in the United States, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Remember, if you are concerned about a family member or a friend, and you think they may be considering suicide, take ACTion:
A – Ask them “Are you thinking of killing yourself?”
C – Care for them by listening with compassion and voicing your concern.
T – Take action by getting professional help.
For an immediate emergency call 911. In other cases these resources may be helpful.
24 Hour Crisis Line
Alexian Brothers Hospital
Northwest Community Hospital
Streamwood Behavioral Health Hospital
Jewish Family Services
Kenneth Young Center
Lutheran Family Services
Schaumburg Family Counseling