Depression and Mental Illness Do Not Take a Holiday

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The members of the Carbon County Hope Squad want to remind the community that depression, suicide and mental illness do not take a break over the holiday season. They are offering a few basic tips to keep keep this season a positive one.

If you or someone you love has thought about or expressed suicidal thoughts, help is available.

  • Call for help. Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • If you live in Utah, call the Statewide Crisis Line at 801-587-3000 or call the National Suicide Prevention LifeLine at 1-800-273-TALK.
  • Take any threat of suicide seriously.
  • Do not leave the suicidal person alone.
  • Listen to and don’t judge anyone you think may be in trouble.
  • Take action. Remove guns or pills to prevent a suicide attempt.
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