Suicide Reporting & Prevention

  • Suicide prevention: You are in the best position to help

    Suicide is the second leading cause of death among adolescents between 12 and 19 years old, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Youth who are contemplating suicide frequently give warning signs of their distress. Parents, teachers, and friends are in a key position to pick up on these signs and provide help.

    Resources and education are available for parents, friends and staff that suspect that someone is considering suicide. It is also highly recommended that if you need immediate assistance, call the National Suicide Prevention LifelineThe Lifeline is available 24 hours a day at 1-800-273-8255.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    If you suspect that a friend or loved one is struggling with suicidal thoughts, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available all day, every day. 

    We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

    The Lifeline is available 24 hours a day at 1-800-273-8255.

Suicide prevention: Tips for parents, students and educators

  • Colorado Crisis Services

  • Colorado Safe2Tell

  • School resources

  • Identifying risk

  • Suicide risk factors

  • Warning signs of suicide

  • Resiliency factors

  • What to do if you suspect someone is at risk

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