Suicidal Thoughts

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Suicidal Thoughts

Suicidal thoughts are thoughts of ending one’s life.

If you, or someone you know, are having suicidal thoughts, get professional help right away. There are many resources available to you at Bronson, in your community and nationally:

  1. Call your primary care doctor. Bronson primary care practices may have behavioral health team members available who are trained in screening patients for suicide risk and treatment.
  2. Call Gryphon Place at (269) 381-4357 or dial 2-1-1. Gryphon Place offers regional suicide prevention and crisis support services including a 24/7 crisis line.
  3. Call your local county community mental health. They provide 24/7 crisis help lines and other mental health services. If you are in crisis, call:
    • Allegan County Community Mental Health at (888) 354-0596 or (269) 673-0202  
    • Barry County Community Mental Health Authority at (866) 266-4781  
    • Woodlands Behavioral Healthcare Network in Cass County at (800) 323-0335 
    • Summit Pointe in Calhoun County at (800) 632-5449
    • Integrated Services of Kalamazoo at (888) 373-6200
    • Community Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services of St. Joseph at (800) 622-3967  
    • Van Buren Community Mental Health at (269) 657-5574
  4. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK (8255). The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
  5. Text HELLO to 741741. This connects you to the National Crisis Text Line, a free, 24/7 confidential resource.
  6. Go to the closest emergency department.

Learn more about behavioral health services at Bronson.

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Conditions We Treat

  • Suicidal Thoughts