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In 2013, McHenry County had 31 reported deaths by suicide. Suicide is complex. There almost always multiple causes, including psychiatric illnesses, that may not have been recognized or treated. However, these illnesses are treatable and help is available. Follow the links below to learn more about prevention and suicide warning signs.

www.afsp.org
www.suicidology.org

Thinking about Suicide? Help is available 24 hours a day.
1-800-273-TALK (8255) National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-892-8900 McHenry County Crisis Program

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