When you, your child, or someone close to you is facing issues of mental illness, depression, bullying and thoughts of suicide in their own school and community, there are many steps to take to help resolve the situation.
After reviewing that information, if you feel you have done everything you can to resolve the situation and nothing has worked, or someone is in immediate danger, there are ways to get help.
There has been a crime or someone is at immediate risk of harm to themselves or others.
Someone is feeling hopeless, helpless, thinking of suicide.
Contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline online or at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
The toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in our national network. These centers provide 24-hour crisis counseling and mental health referrals.
Someone is acting differently than normal, such as always seeming sad or anxious, struggling to complete tasks, or not being able care for themselves.
A child is being bullied in school.
Call toll free number 800-4-1-VOICE (86423) ext 359.
or Contact the:
The school is not adequately addressing harassment based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or religion.