Suicide awareness

Suicide is preventable. There is help. There is hope. If you or anyone you know is having suicidal thoughts, talk to a trusted adult.

Call  1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text "HOME" to 741741.

You Matter: Keeping Your Teens Safe

Attend a free family workshop covering suicide prevention, cyberbullying and teen dating violence.

Date Location Time
02/28/2019 Sachse High School 6-7:30 p.m.
03/04/2019 North Garland High School 6-7:30 p.m.
03/05/2019 Lakeview Centennial High School 6-7:30 p.m.
03/05/2019 South Garland High School 6-7:30 p.m.
03/06/2019 Naaman Forest High School 6-7:30 p.m.
03/07/2019 Garland High School 6-7:30 p.m.
03/07/2019 Rowlett High School 6-7:30 p.m.

Know what to look for

  • Depressed or irritable mood
  • Decreased interest or pleasure in activities
  • Change in appetite or weight
  • Sleeping more or less than usual
  • Feeling restless or slowed down
  • Fatigue or loss of energy
  • Decreased concentration
  • Using drugs or alcohol
  • Recent thoughts of death or suicide

Know what to do

Take it seriously…

  • Listen non-judgmentally
  • Ask direct questions
  • Be supportive
  • Offer hope

 

Get help