• Jan 15, 2019
  • 6:25 PM

Coming Together During the Holiday Season


By Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention

The holiday season can be a time of wonder, celebration and reflection. But it can also bring suffering and pain leading to stress and depression.

Please know you are not alone. You have a wealth of resources and support at your fingertips and in your community.

Feeling overwhelmed? The Mayo Clinic has these resources:

https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/stress/art-20047544

Struggling with loss, addiction, relationship challenges? Check out this resource:

https://maketheconnection.net/

Struggling with grief? This list includes 64 tips:

https://whatsyourgrief.com/64-tips-grief-at-the-holidays/

If 64 tips are overwhelming, here’s a much shorter list with five suggestions!

http://mindfulnessandgrief.com/grieving-during-the-holidays/

The Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention has information that is useful year round:

https://nvsuicideprevention.org/author/ncsp/

If you need to make a connection with a living, breathing human being, there is a way to do that day or night. If you or someone you know is in a crisis and at risk for suicide, please call the National Suicide LifeLine—1-800-273-8255.

The Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention has a mission. It is: “Helping People.  It’s who we are and what we do.”

You can find help 24/7 by dialing 2-1-1; texting 898-211; or visiting www.nevada211.org!