As the news from Christchurch, New Zealand continues to unfold, the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office and the Foundation for California Community Colleges share these resources to help provide a pathway through this tragedy.
For immediate "walk-in" services, go directly to the nearest Hospital Emergency Room.
Phone from any location: 911
Glendale College Police: 1-818-409-5911 or Campus ext 4000
Glendale Police Dept: 1-818-548-4840
24 Hour Rape & Battering Hotlines
Rape Crisis Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)--
RAINN-Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
Suicide is Preventable
»Previous suicide attempt
»Mental illness and/or substance abuse
»Recent losses (e.g., job or loved one)
»Access to lethal means
»Barriers to care
Call 911 or seek immediate help from a mental health provider when you hear or see any one of these behaviors:
»Someone threatening to hurt or kill themselves
»Someone looking for ways to kill themselves: seeking access to pills, weapons or other means.
If you are concerned about someone because their behavior has changed and they are
exhibiting any of the warning signs of suicide listed below, seek help by calling one of the above
»Withdrawing from family and friends
»Acting reckless, feeling hopeless, angry or anxious
»Increasing their use of alcohol or drugs
What to Do
If someone you know exhibits warning signs of suicide:
»Do not leave the person alone
»Remove any firearms, drugs, alcohol or sharp objects that could be used in an attempt
»For life threatening emergencies or immediate reponse, call 911
»Contact one of the above crisis numbers.