Suicide does not discriminate. People of all genders, ages, and ethnicities can be at risk for suicide.
— National Institute on Mental Health

Click Spanish or English for a great resource when it comes to suicide prevention and what you need to know. Suicide Prevention Flyer provided by the Youth Suicide Prevention Program of Benton and Franklin County. 

Students who Considered Attempting Suicide

For Benton County, students completing the Healthy Youth Survey reported that they have conserved attempting suicide.

Students Who Made a Suicide Plan

For Benton County, students completing the Healthy Youth Survey reported they had made a plan to commit suicide.

Students Who Attempted Suicide

For Benton County, students completing the Healthy Youth Survey reported that they have attempting suicide.

The thoughts of, plans to, and attempts in committing suicide is a major problem in Benton County and Prosser Washington. More information about suicide for Benton County can be found the Healthy Youth Survey Fact Sheet.   You can also look up more information about the  Healthy Youth Survey.

The National suicide Prevention Lifeline describes the following as warning signs for suicide:

  • Talking about wanting to die or to kill oneself.
  • Looking for a way to kill oneself, such as searching online or buying a gun.
  • Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live.
  • Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain.
  • Talking about being a burden to others.
  • Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs.
  • Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly.
  • Sleeping too little or too much.
  • Withdrawing or feeling isolated.
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge.
  • Displaying extreme mood swings.

Get Help Now

If you are in a state of distress, reaching out is the first step to safety. Click on the links below to be taken to dedicated crisis services.

There are also great resources on the American Foundation for Suicide Preventions website. You can find support for suicide survivors, people who are having suicidal thoughts, if your worried about somebody in your life committing suicide, or what to do after an attempt.

General Resources
Dial 211

Crisis Response Unit
(509) 783-0500

Crisis Text Line
741741

 

Counseling Centers and Resources in Prosser Washington

Integrity Support Services LLC

242 Division Street
Grandview, WA. 98930

(509) 882-8012

Valley Vista Medical Group

820 Memorial Street, Suite 1
Prosser, WA 99350

(509) 786-2010

Central Washington Comprehensive MH Sunnyside Center

1319 Saul Road
Sunnyside, WA. 98944

(509) 837-2089

Merit Resource Services

702 Franklin Avenue
Sunnyside, WA. 98944

(509) 837-7700

OTHER PREVENTION RESOURCES FOR PROSSER