Source: Well Cast
An essential first step in preventing Teen Suicide is to recognize the warning signs and knowing how to respond. From the El Paso County Department of Public Health:
Recognize the warning signs
Understand how to get help for a youth at-risk for suicide
Below the surface is a crisis text line for teens that recognizes the fine line between feeling OK and not OK. It's free, confidential, and, since every struggle is different, personal. All counselors are trained to help texters deals with their unique situation.
Click Here for more information on the program and FAQs.
Just text TALK to 38255 or call 1-844-493-8255 if you are unable to text to connect with a counselor.