Some people who have mental and physical health problems may consider suicide.
No one can predict suicide, but it is possible to identify people who may be at an increased risk.
People at risk for suicide include those who:
If you are feeling suicidal, call 911 right away for help or go to the nearest emergency room. Call a crisis line or someone who can provide support.
Allina Health hospitals respond to suicide and suicidal behavior 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Services start in the emergency room.
Here's what to expect during the
assessment and referral process.
You do not need to fear help, feel ashamed because you need help, or be afraid to ask for help. The following is a partial listing of resources.
Allina Health's Patient Education, Depression Workbook, mh-ahc-94394
Allina Health's Patient Education
If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis and need to talk to someone, call.
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.