In the wake of the death of Chester Bennington, vocalist for Linkin Park, awareness of the suicide prevention hotline has skyrocketed with social media shares of the nationwide number.
If you or anyone you know is struggling with depression and has expressed interest or talk of suicide, please don’t hesitate to call.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
The nationwide number is 1-800-273-8255.
For more information, visit their official website.