With the sad news of country singer Mindy McCready apparently taking her own life, we need to be reminded that many people suffer silently. There is help for everyone. Even if you don't think you can talk to family and friends about something, there are special hotlines that you can call, where people WILL listen, and it's free!
Here are a few numbers.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-799-4TTY (for the hearing impaired)
Boystown National Hotline
Lasting Hope Recovery Center
National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center
Hours: Monday through Friday,
The Trevor HelpLine -- (Specializing in gay and lesbian youth suicide prevention)
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
Vet2Vet Veteran's Crisis Hotline
Postpartum Depression --Talk to a Mom who's been there