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DEMCO wants you to know.......!

Important Contact Information

If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, please reach out and get support:

If you feel your life or that of another is at risk please call 911!

Recognize the Warning Signs for Suicide to Save Lives

  • Dover Mental Health Awareness- The Dover Mental Health Alliance (DMHA) was born from community members with a shared interest, from across all sectors, to tackle the stigma of mental illness and shine a light on the importance of recognizing that our mental health is just as important as our physical health.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline– call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) for free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

  • Veterans Crisis Line– veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals is available.

  • Crisis Text Line– Free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text a trained Crisis Counselor.

  • Trans Lifeline– call 1-877-565-8860 for a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs community members might have.

  • Disaster Distress Helpline– call 1-800-985-5990 for a 24/7 national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.

  • The Trevor Project– a national 24-hour, toll-free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call 1-866-488-7386 to connect with a trained counselor.

  • The LGBT National Help Center– call 1-888-843-4564. Open to callers of all ages. Provides peer counseling, information, and local resources.

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