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