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Thinking of Suicide? Please Get Help Now.

If you are thinking of suicide in this moment, please call for help: 707-826-3236 (CAPS) or 800-273-8255 (National Hotline). Humboldt Co. Dept of Health & Human Services also has a 24 hour crisis line at 707-445-7715.

Other resources:

Trever Project: crisis intervention and suicide prevention services geared to LGBTQI youth and young adults. 24/7 support at 866-488-7386.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: the organization strives to understand and prevent suicide through research, education, and advocacy.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center: includes information, webinars, and other resources.

The staff at CAPS would really like to help.

If you are not already in counseling, please consider it. If you are an HSU student, we always have a therapist on-call to meet with you during our open hours, and you can always reach a therapist by phone here 24/7. We've prepared some thougths that we want to share (see below). All of the therapists at CAPS care and we hope that you will get to know that through our messages and/or by coming in to meet with us.

Messages of Hope from the CAPS team

Message from Magali


Message from Jen

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Message from Kim

Message from Krystal

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Eliot's interview on QWIRE: Suicide and LGBT Youth

Messages from the HSU Community (mostly Students): 88 cards written Oct. 1, 2013

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Outside Message

A mother of a former Fresno State University student recently gave a talk at the university to a group of students, sharing the story of her daughter's suicide and information that she has learned since that time. It is a moving story-- please watch to its completion.



If depression is an issue, check out this Prezi for helpful tools:

Also check out our other self-help resources for mood issues.