Suicide Prevention

Are you or someone you know in crisis?

Families are encouraged to reach out to your neighborhood school if you know of a young person experiencing emotional difficulties. Trained school staff will act immediately to offer hope, encouragement and support.

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is available by calling or texting 988. It provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, as well as prevention and crisis resources.

National Resources

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline If you or someone you know needs support now. Call or Text: 988. Chat: Talk with us.
Call or Text: 988

Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741

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Know the Signs

The following behaviors may be signs that someone is thinking about suicide:

  • Talk about wanting to die or wanting to kill themselves
  • Express feeling empty, hopeless, or feel like they do not have a reason to live
  • Have made plans or are looking for ways to kill themselves (i.e., researching ways to die online, buying lethal items, etc.)
  • Talk about having tremendous guilt or shame
  • Talk about feeling trapped or feeling like there are no solutions
  • Express having unbearable pain, physically or emotional
  • Talk about feeling like a burden to others
  • Start or increase use of alcohol or drugs
  • Act anxious or agitated
  • Withdrawing from loved ones
  • Change in eating and/ or sleeping habits
  • Display rage or talk about seeking revenge
  • Taking risks that could lead to death (i.e., reckless driving)
  • Talking or thinking about death often
  • Extreme mood swings (ie., changing from very sad to very calm or happy suddenly)
  • Giving away important possessions
  • Saying goodbye to friends and family
  • Suddenly putting affairs in order, making a will

Local Resources

Fresno cares

The Fresno County Suicide Prevention Collaborative unites a cross section of groups for a common goal: to reduce suicides in our community. Government agencies, community-based organizations, non-profits and community members come together to learn about suicide; identify and evaluate prevention efforts; and create an integrated system to address suicide throughout Fresno County.

Clovis Unified School District: Be the best you can be in mind, body, and spirit

Buchanan Area Schools

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Clovis High Area Schools

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Clovis North Area Schools

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Clovis East Area Schools

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Educational Services Area Schools

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