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According to the National Alliance of Mental Health, each year in the U.S., approximately 2 million adolescents attempt suicide. In people under the age of 25:
Identified factors that may increase the risks for suicide and attempted suicide in young people include:
If someone tells you they are thinking about suicide act immediately.
If necessary, take emergency steps to get help, such as calling 911. When someone is in a suicidal crisis, it is important to limit access to firearms or other potential tools for committing suicide, including prescription and over-the-counter medications.
We’re here to help. If you or someone you love is experiencing symptoms of depression, please contact Peace Hospital for an assessment and assistance with treatment options. Call 502-451-3333.
UofL Health - Peace Hospital
2020 Newburg Rd.
Louisville, KY 40205
Assessment and Referral Center: 502-451-3333
Open 24/7 - Walk-ins welcome