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Suicide Prevention

Students experiencing a life-threatening emergency should always call 911.

What constitutes a mental health emergency?

  • If you are concerned about your personal safety or the safety of others.
  • If you are concerned about harming yourself or someone else.
  • If you believe that you are losing touch with reality.

Resources available for mental health emergencies:

  • Call 911
  • Go to the Emergency Room – 1 Amalia Drive, Buckhannon, WV 26201
  • Call the Buckhannon Police Department – 304-472-5723
  • Call 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Services
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
    • Military Veterans Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273 TALK (Press 1)
    • Trevor Project Hotline (LGBTQ): 1-866-4UTREVOR (1-866-488-7386)
  • Text free 24/7 Crisis Hotline
    • Text HOME to 741741