If you or a friend is thinking of suicide or is in imminent danger of harming themselves or others, please seek help immediately.  There are many people at OSU-Cascades and in the Bend community who are eager to help you during this tough time.

If you need someone to intervene in person:

  • Please call 9-1-1 or go to your local emergency room.

If you need someone to speak with and provide some immediate help over the phone:

  • Deschutes County Health Services 24-Hour Crisis Hotline (or to make an appointment), call (541) 322-7500, ext. 9 or toll free at 1-800-875-7364
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or visit www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org.  Available 24/7

If you prefer texting to talking:

  • Crisis Text Line, text 741741
  • Veteran's Text Line, text 838255