Shooting death on South Chestnut Street in Cortez ruled a suicide

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Shooting death on South Chestnut Street in Cortez ruled a suicide

Death is county’s seventh in 2018
Suicide prevention resources

Help for people with suicidal thoughts or for those who fear a person is considering suicide can be found from these sources:

AXIS HEALTH SYSTEM: 24-hour hotline at 247-5245.


NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: (800) 273-TALK (8255) or text “TALK” to 741741.


RED NACIONAL DE PREVENCIÓN DEL SUICIDIO: (888) 628-9454.


NATIONAL CRISIS TEXT HOTLINE: 741741


BOYS TOWN HOTLINE: (800) 448-3000.


SAFE2TELL COLORADO: (877) 542-7233 or online at https://safe2tell.org.


COLORADO CRISIS SUPPORT LINE: (844) 493-8255 or text “TALK” to 38255 or online at http://www.coloradocrisisservices.org/ to access a live chat available in 17 languages. The line has mental-health professionals available to talk to adults or youths about any crisis, 24 hours a day.


TREVOR PROJECT: (866) 488-7386. Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth via online chat, text or phone.


SOUTHERN UTE COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM: Visit www.sucap.org and click on Suicide Prevention for a list of trained gatekeepers.


SECOND WIND FUND: (720) 962-0706. This is not a crisis hotline, but the fund is available to youths who face social or financial barriers to crisis counseling. The organization requires a referral by a school counselor or mental-health professional.


AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION: Colorado chapter information available at https://afsp.org/chapter/afsp-colorado/


FOR MEN: A website for adult men contemplating suicide, who often are unwilling to seek help, is available at www.mantherapy.org.


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Shooting death on South Chestnut Street in Cortez ruled a suicide