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Hope begins with YOU


Every 18 minutes, someone in the US dies by suicide.

Every 19 minutes, someone is left to make sense of it.

Washington County, Oklahoma


Ask yourself...

why is the rate of suicide more than one and a half times the national average in our county.


Our Coalition wants to be a resource for you.  Whether we can help you get involved, save a life, or get through a tragedy, we want to help.

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Free Materials


We have materials available to you free of charge.  Are you a:


  • Youth
  • Survivor-Lost a friend or loved one
  • Funeral Home
  • Community Member



If you fall into any of these categories, we have resources to fit your needs. Contact us to learn more or stop by the Washington County Health Department.

Meeting Agendas

Our Coalition agenda can be found here.  Join us at our next meeting, the 2nd Thursday of each month at Washington County Health Department.

Other Suicide Website Resources

Learn the Signs

These signs may mean someone is at risk for suicide. Risk is greater if a behavior is new or has increased and if it seems related to a painful event, loss or change.


  • 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 much or too little.
  • Withdrawing or feeling isolated.
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge.
  • Displaying extreme mood swings.


Suicide is Preventable.

Call the Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK.

With Help Comes Hope.




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to be a volunteer?