WHAT TO DO
Help is available.
First, if someone threatens or attempts suicide, call 911. Don’t dither.
For help with prevention, or just to have someone to talk to, residents of Newton and Rockdale counties can call Jennifer Wilds, chair of the Newton/Rockdale Suicide Prevention Coalition, at 770856-8034; or Rena Glass-Dixon at 678-7581806.
Help is also available at View Point Health. Payment is based on income if insurance is not available. Appointments may be made, but walk-ins are taken as well. The group has - es. Call the main number at 678209-2411 for more information or to make an appointment.
You can also call the Georgia Crisis and Access Lien at 800-715-4225 or visit www. mygcal.com.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number is 800273-8255. Web chats are available at www. suicidepreventionlifeline.org.