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Learn the Facts: Suicide Prevention

The Warning Signs

In Texas, suicide is the second leading cause of death among people ages 15 to 34. Nearly one out of seven high school students in Texas makes a suicide plan. Pay attention to warning signs such as these:

If you know a young person who might be suicidal, help them call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline immediately. Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You can also find help online at www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org. For additional information and resources, visit the Department of State Health Services suicide prevention website at www.dshs.state.tx.us/suicideprevention or the Texas Suicide Prevention website at www.texassuicideprevention.org.

Texas Health and Human Services


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