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Careline is free and confidential. We treat callers with respect and listen without judgment.
Contact us if:
- you are in crisis.
- you are a survivor (of an attempt, or if you lost someone to suicide).
- you are grieving.
- you are concerned about someone.
- you are feeling down and need someone to talk to.
We can help. Really.
If someone you know exhibits warning signs:
- Do not leave the person alone
- Remove any firearms, alcohol, drugs or sharp objects that could be used in a suicide attempt
- Call CARELINE at 877-266-4357
- Take the person to an emergency room or seek help from a medical or mental health professional
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