If you or someone you love is showing signs of depression and you suspect that suicidal risk factors exist, please call the Family Advocacy Program at (504) 678-2948 or 1-800-SUICIDE for help 24 hours a day.
Suicide encompasses a variety of thoughts, behaviors, and actions. It is a continuum, running from the fleeting suicidal thought on one end to completed suicide on the other end.
Information is available at the Navy Personnel Command.
You can also call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lifeline) at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or text the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741). Both services are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The deaf and hard of hearing can contact the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889. All calls are confidential.