Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death among young people ages 10-24 in Mississippi; it can be prevented.
Prevention Works: Many people who feel suicidal do not want to die. There are programs and practices that have been specifically developed to support those who are in a student crisis. Listed below are several resources for parents, caregivers, coaches, or any person working with youth to access to learn more about suicide awareness and prevention.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK or text "TALK" to 741741
MS Suicide Hotline
Region 8 Crisis Line
Department of Mental Health Helpline
Partnership for Drug Free Kids