Rise in suicides casts shadow across Southwest Colorado

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Rise in suicides casts shadow across Southwest Colorado

For help

Help for people having suicidal thoughts or for those who fear a person is considering killing him or herself is available from these sources:
Axis Health System: 24-hour crisis hotline at (970) 247-5245.National Suicide Prevention hotline: (800) 273-TALK (8255).RED Nacional de Prevención Del Suicidio: (888) 628-9454.National Crisis text Hotline: 741741 Boys Town Hotline: (800) 448-3000.Safe2Tell Colorado: (877) 542-7233 or online at https://safe2tell.org.Colorado Crisis Services Support Line: (844) 493-8255. The line has mental-health professionals available to talk to, live chat or text adults or youths in English and Spanish about any crisis.Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386. Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth via online chat, text or phone.Second Wind Fund: (720) 962-0706. This is not a crisis hotline, but the fund is available to youths who face social or financial barriers to crisis counseling. The organization requires a referral by a school counselor or mental-health professional.

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