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Suicide & Crisis Prevention

If you feel you are in a crisis or you are thinking about suicide call the Bedford County Crisis Hotline at 1-866-611-6467 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 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.