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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
Montana’s Local Suicide Crisis Centers:
- The Help Center: Located in Bozeman, MT, the Help Center has been providing resources and support to any caller dealing with a variety of issues ranging from suicidality, depression/anxiety, to relationship/family problems since 1971. The Help Center also answers the National Suicide Lifeline. The Help Center has an extensive database of resources and provides referrals for human services throughout Montana.
- Voices of Hope: Located in Great Falls, MT, Voices of Hope connects people in need with community services and provides support and crisis intervention to all who call. Voices of Hope helps people dealing with suicide, domestic violence, sexual assault, eating disorders, relationship problems, and mental health issues. Voices of Hope also helps callers using the National Suicide Lifeline.
Suicide Warning Signs:
These signs may mean someone is at risk for suicide. Risk is greater if a behavior is new or has increased and if it seems related to a painful event, loss, or change.
- Talking about wanting to die or to kill oneself
- Looking for a way to kill oneself, such as searching online or buying a gun
- Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live
- Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain
- Talking about being a burden to others
- Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs
- Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly
- Sleeping too little or too much
- Withdrawing or feeling isolated
- Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
- Displaying extreme mood swings
Suicide is preventable.
Call the lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or click here for more information.
With Help Comes Hope.