Bay Area suicide scare sparks talk about prevention

      NORTH BEND, Ore. - Rumors raced Tuesday night that a suicidal individual had jumped from the McCullough Bridge.

      The story wasn't true.

      But it got a lot of people talking and about depression and suicide - and what can be done to try and prevent another tragedy.

      Whether it's a celebrity, a family member or a friend, anyone can fall victim to depression

      Mental health experts say talking to someone - anyone - can help

      If you or someone you know is suffering depression or contemplating suicide, there are resources available to help.

      Coos County Mental Health
      Crisis hotline: (541) 751-2550
      Reception: (541) 751-2500

      Office of Mental Health

      National Institute of Mental Health

      Mental Health Help Net

      National Alliance for the Mentally Ill