Suicide Awareness and Prevention

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE
1-800-273-8255
1-800-273-TALK

Suicide Prevention Lifeline Website
Lifeline Crisis Chat

24/7 Free and Confidential Support for those in distress.
Prevention and crisis resources for you or loved ones.

   


 KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS !

  • Talking about wanting to die or to kill themselves
  • Looking for a way to kill themselves, like 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 isolating themselves
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
  • Extreme mood swings

RISK FACTORS

  • Depression
  • Family history of mental illness.
  • Substance Abuse
  • History of suicide in family
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Physical Abuse
  • Chronic pain or illness 

Eastern Gateway Community College Resources

TITLE IV COORDINATOR
Sherri VanTassel
740.266.0806
304.479.8098 (CELL)
svantassel@EGCC.edu

 DEPUTY TITLE IV COORDINATOR
Jackie Laverick
740.266.9695
jlaverick@EGCC.edu

Licensed Clinical Counselor Supervisor
Carissa Henry
1-800-682-6553 EXT 1709
CHenry@EGCC.edu

ALL COMMUNICATIONS ARE CONFIDENTIAL