I don’t know where to turn
I am really struggling.
TXT4Life is a suicide prevention resource for residents in Minnesota. We can help you with relationship issues, general mental health, and suicide. We are free, confidential, and here for you.
I need help
Every day I help people through their most difficult moments. Sometimes it is hard to handle, but I know there are people depending on me. I just need someone to listen without judging.
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someone i know needs help
My friend has been acting differently lately. She doesn't want to hang out, and when we do talk, she sounds really hopeless. I need someone to tell me how to help her. I am scared for her, but I'm just not sure how to respond.
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i want to get involved
My cousin died of suicide. I want to make sure that other people are aware of resources that can help and ways to support the sustainability of those resources. I also want to know how to respond if I sense that another friend or family member is struggling.
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what is txt4life?

TXT4Life is a suicide prevention resource available in many counties in Minnesota. The TXT4Life program uses texting as a way for those in crisis or contemplating suicide to anonymously reach out and ask for free and confidential help. When individuals text the word "LIFE" to 61222, they are connected with a trained counselor who can help them by listening, providing tools and resources, and helping them get to a safe place, both emotionally and physically.
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news: With support of community organizations, TXT4Life becomes tool for people to help people

You receive a text from a friend or family member. They sound sad - even hopeless. Consider how you would respond. Would you know what to say? How to help? With the support of organizations including The Power of 100 - Twin Cities Women Who Care and HealthPartners, TXT4Life is becoming a tool not only for those in crisis, but for those who want to help their friends and family members who are in crisis. This video offers a solution in the form of the TXT4Life crisis texting services, available currently in parts of Minnesota. If you or a loved one needs help, please text "Life" to 61222.
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