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If you are having suicidal thoughts but not planning to hurt or kill yourself right now, please talk with someone who cares and who can help you. There are several help lines available:
1-800-SUICIDE which is 1-800-784-2433
1-800-273-TALK which is 1-800-273-8255
1-800-799-4TTY (4889) - Deaf Hotline
Military Veterans Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (Press 1)
Suicidio Línea En Español: 1-800-273-TALK que es 1-800-273-8255 (Prensa 2)
LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Youth Suicide Hotline:
1-866-4-U-TREVOR which is 1-866-488-7367
For information about suicide (for family members and those with suicidal thoughts), please be sure to visit:
The following are web-based resources for those interested in learning more about psychology.
American Psychological Association - Information for the public, those interested in psychology careers, latest research findings, and much more.
Guide to Psychology - Excellent guide to clinical psychology written by a practicing clinical psychologist.
PsychCentral - Dr. John Grohol's award-winning site, specifically directed to people seeking solutions to psychological problems.
Psychology Today - Back in the day, Psychology Today magazine used to be rather fluffy, more like a tabloid than a magazine with information on the science of psychology. But not anymore! New ownership has changed Psychology Today into a well-written, respectable, and very helpful publication.