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Suicide

  • Call 911:  Advise the Operator that you are experiencing a Mental Health Episode
  • Miami-Dade County:  New Horizons Community Mental Health Center

Different life experiences affect a person’s risk for suicide. For example, suicide risk is higher among people who have experienced violence, including child abuse, bullying, or sexual violence. Feelings of isolation, depression, anxiety, and other emotional or financial stresses are known to raise the risk for suicide. People may be more likely to experience these feelings during a crisis like a pandemic.

However, there are ways to protect against suicidal thoughts and behaviors. For example, support from family and community, or feeling connected, and having access to in-person or virtual counseling or therapy can help with suicidal thoughts and behavior, particularly during a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn more about CDC’s work in suicide prevention.

 

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CMHWP Care Coordination Team  786-476-7908

For assistance or questions related to mental health, substance use and other community services contact the Care Coordination Team to get the help you need.

If you or a loved one is in immediate danger, call 911; however, it is important to notify the operator that it is a psychiatric emergency and ask for the assistance of someone trained in crisis intervention or trained to assist people experiencing a psychiatric emergency.

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