If you are in a crisis and need help right away:
Call this toll-free number, available 24 hours a day, every day: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You will reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a service available to anyone. You may call for yourself or for someone you care about. All calls are confidential.
You might also call a pastor in the community who you have heard is a caring person.
For statistics on suicide and suicide prevention, go here.
For help in cases of spousal abuse, go here.
For information on alcoholism and/or local meetings of AA, go here.
For help with gambling addictions, go here.