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The original item was published from 9/11/2017 8:39:48 AM to 9/11/2017 2:45:51 PM.

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Be the Voice to Stop Suicide

Let’s bring hope to those who are affected by suicide. As the nation observes National Suicide Prevention Week Sept. 10 to 16, find out how you can play a role in preventing suicide.  

Lake County is committed to helping its residents maintain their health and well-being. Those needing immediate mental health assistance can contact the following services 24/7.

•Individuals can speak anonymously to counselors 24 hours a day and get help by contacting the crisis call center at 847-377-8088. Information and referrals to Lake County Health Department programs are available.

Text-A-Tip is a 24/7 anonymous text-communication system for youth needing immediate mental health assistance for themselves or a friend. Download the Lake County Help app, available at the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. Within the app, select the 24-7 Text-A-Tip hotline where you will send a message to a dedicated number and receive an immediate response from a licensed clinician while remaining anonymous.

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