A new 24/7/365 program that helps all youth under age 26 and their caregivers during times of crisis through phone and in-person urgent response when needed. Originally formed to serve foster youth, services have now been expanded! (Priority given for foster youth in crisis)
Refer to this blog post from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) for a deeper dive into communicating effectively with your teen about suicide.
This tip sheet from the American Psychological Association offers a quick overview of risk factors, warning signs, and concrete action steps.
Explore this guide from the University of Utah for specific guidelines for approaching different age groups, ranging from the youngest children, through elementary and middle schoolers, and up to teens.
Youth Help Network provides free, short term services and support to all youth ages 16 – 25 years old in Sacramento County.