Suicide Prevention

Northeastern Minnesota is covered by TXT4Life, a comprehensive suicide prevention program. TXT4Life includes a 24/7 text service for anyone experiencing a mental health or suicide related crisis –¬†text LIFE to 61222 for immediate help).

The program is promoted by a regional coordinator who provides outreach and education throughout the region. QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer), and ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) are offered to community stakeholders looking to be more prepared in suicide prevention/intervention. More information about TXT4Life can be found here, or by contacting the Regional Coordinator Meghann Levitt at meghann.levitt@co.carlton.mn.us.