The “A Friend Asks” App contains the following information:
- warning signs of suicidal ideation
- how to help a friend
- how to get help now
- what to do and what not to do
- the B1 Program
If in an immediate crisis, call 911. If you, or a friend, need to talk with a counselor for help or need resources available in your area, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (anytime 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255) or use the Get Help Now button on the app.
Additional Counseling Resources
School Distict 91 counselors are working to improve our relationships with our community counterparts to better serve students and families. For a detailed list of counselors serving adolescents and families in the community, please visit https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/ and enter your zip code.
In a crisis, outside of school, these are immediate resources available to students and families:
- EIRMC Behavioral Health Center - http://eirmc.com/service/behavioral-health
- EIRMC Behavioral Health Center 24 Hour Crisis Line - 1-208-403-9675
- Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline - 1-800-273-TALK (free, confidential, & always available)
Download the "A Friend Asks" app from The Jason Foundation to your device!
“A Friend Asks” is a FREE smart-phone app that helps provide the information, tools and resources to help a friend (or yourself) who may be struggling with thoughts of suicide. Download the app today and encourage friends and family to do the same. Education is the key to prevention and with information like this as close as your smartphone; you could help save a life!
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