Links & Resources

 
IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS AND NEED IMMEDIATE HELP
 
If you are thinking about harming yourself or attempting suicide, tell someone who can help right away:
 
  • Call your doctor's office.
  • Call 911 for emergency services.
  • Go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
  • Call the toll-free, 24-hour Crisis Hotline at
  • Call the toll-free, 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255); TTY: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)
  • Ask a family member or friend to help you make these calls or take you to the hospital.
     
IF YOU HAVE A FAMILY MEMBER OR FRIEND IN A CRISIS

  • If you have a family member or friend who is suicidal, do not leave him or her alone.
  • Try to get the person to seek help immediately from an emergency room, physician, or mental health professional.
  • Take seriously any comments about suicide or wishing to die.
  • Even if you do not believe your family member or friend will actually attempt suicide, the person is clearly in distress and can benefit from your help in receiving mental health treatment.
 
SELF HELP RESOURCES IF YOU ARE NOT IN CRISIS

 United Way Guide

 
 
External links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute endorsement of or an approval by MHAmerica of Greater Houston of any of the products, services, or opinions of the corporation, organization, or individual. MHA of Greater Houston bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of external site(s) or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.