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Mental Health/Suicide Prevention

In case of a Health Emergency, please contact 911 or the Ventura County Crisis Team at 1-866-998-2243

Mental Health Counselors

Mrs. Rachael Forbes, LMFT 
805 760 6782
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Ms. Deborah Ujfalusy, LCSW
805 616 5332
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Ms. Lisa De La O, AMFT
805 746 6891
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Suicide Prevention Awareness

Warning Signs

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

Suicide Prevention Awareness Resources:

Suicide Is Preventable: Know The Signs

Warning Signs, Risk Factors, Protective Factors: https://afsp.org/risk-factors-protective-factors-and-warning-signs

Help Someone Else: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-someone-else/

Local and National Resources and Support

Ventura County Crisis Team 1-866-998-2243

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-TALK or (800) 273-8255

National Hopeline Network (800) SUICIDE or (800) 784-2433

California Youth Crisis Line (800) 843- 5200 –24 hours, bilingual

TEEN LINE (310) 855-4673 or text TEEN to 839863 – a teen-to-teen hotline with community outreach services, from 6pm-10pm PST daily. Text, email, and message board also available, with limited hours—visit http://teenlineonline.org for more information.


The Trevor Project (866) 488-7386 – a 24-hour crisis line that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbi-an, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. Text and chat also available, with limited hours—visit www.thetrevorproject.org for more information

Click here for the SPUSD Board Policy on Suicide Prevention

 


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