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Suicide is preventable!

In 2015, 1100 College students died from suicide.  Suicide was the second leading cause of death for childern and young adults, from ages 10-35.

Do you or someone you know need help?

Are you or someone you know considering suicide?

Care Line                        Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Veterans?  Help is available, just for you.

 

Veteran Crisis Line or Text to 838255

You can also have a Confidential Veterans Chat by clicking on this image:

Confidential Veterans Chat


Suicide is 100% preventable.
You matter to MTC!

If you are on campus and need immediate help, the Student Resource Center (Bryson Hall 183) has a licensed professional clinical counselor on staff. We want you to know there is hope with help.  All students, staff, and faculty matter to MTC.  We are here to help you find help and hope.

  • Know the Risk Factors

    Risk factors are characteristics that make it more likely that someone will consider, attempt, or die by suicide. They can't cause or predict a suicide attempt, but they're important to be aware of.

  • Mental disorders, particularly mood disorders, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, and certain personality disorders
  • Alcohol and other substance use disorders
  • Hopelessness
  • Impulsive and/or aggressive tendencies
  • History of trauma or abuse
  • Major physical illnesses
  • Previous suicide attempt(s)
  • Family history of suicide
  • Job or financial loss
 
  • Mental disorders, particularly mood disorders, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, and certain personality disorders
  • Alcohol and other substance use disorders
  • Hopelessness
  • Impulsive and/or aggressive tendencies
  • History of trauma or abuse
  • Major physical illnesses
  • Previous suicide attempt(s)
  • Family history of suicide
  • Job or financial loss
     

Know the Warning Signs

Some warning signs may help you determine if a loved one is at risk for suicide, especially if the behavior is new, has increased, or seems related to a painful event, loss, or change. If you or someone you know exhibits any of these, seek help by calling the Lifeline.

  • Talking about wanting to die or to kill themselves
  • Looking for a way to kill themselves, like searching online or buying a gun
  • Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live
  • Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain
  • Talking about being a burden to others
  • Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs
 
  • Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly
  • Sleeping too little or too much
  • Withdrawing or isolating themselves
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
  • Extreme mood swings


Local Mental Health Services:

Income based mental health services are provided in Marion County.  You can learn more about these services by contacting:

Marion Area Counseling Center
Main Office
320 Executive Drive
Marion, Ohio  43302
macc@maccsite.com
740-387-5210 Phone
  Center Street Community Health Center
Behavioral Health Services

136 W. Center Street
Marion, Ohio 43302
740-751-6380
     

MY3 - Support Network APP

With this APP you can be prepared to help yourself and reach out to others when you are feeling suicidal.

Download the App here.

 

Contact us

Marion Technical College
1467 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Marion, Oh. 43302

740.389.4636
enroll@mtc.edu

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