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Where to find help for suicidality in Campbell County, Wyoming

Where to find help for suicidality in Campbell County, Wyoming

With the recent news of suicide in our community, staff at the Campbell County Medical Group Kid Clinic staff felt that it was important to review the signs of suicidality, and where help can be found.

Warning signs of suicide include:

  • Talking about wanting to die or to kill oneself
  • Looking for a way to kill oneself
  • 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 little or too much
  • Withdrawing or feeling isolated
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
  • Displaying extreme mood swings
  • Giving away prized possessions

Community members can find help at:

  • Campbell County Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, 501 S. Burma Avenue in Gillette, Wyoming
  • CCMH Behavioral Health Services on the fifth floor
  • CCMG Kid Clinic, 800 Butler Spaeth Road in Gillette, Wyoming. The Kid Clinic has four clinicians ready to provide therapeutic services for children ages 4 to 21 years old.
  • Various counseling agencies in the Campbell County, Wyoming community

The Kid Clinic also encourages that all firearms and medications are locked up to prevent harmful use by teens.

For more information about learning to recognize the signs of suicide, visit www.cchwyo.org/resources/suicide-prevention/ or talk with the Campbell County Prevention Council at 307.687.6490. If you or someone you know is in immediate danger because of thoughts of suicide call 911 NOW. If you need someone to talk with about your suicidal feelings, please do not hesitate to talk to someone who can help at the numbers below:

  • CCH Behavioral Health Services Crisis Line at 307.688.5050
  • Text "WYO" to 741-741
  • Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.TALK (8255)

Lexie Honey, LCSW, works at the Campbell County Medical Group Kid Clinic, a school-based pediatric clinic offering medical care for Campbell County, Wyoming. The clinic serves children ages 2 weeks to 18 years old; and counseling services for children 4 years old to 21 years old. It is located at 800 Butler Spaeth Rd., across from St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Gillette, Wyoming. The Kid Clinic is open Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm. For more information, call 307-688-8700 or visit www.cchwyo.org/services/pediatrics/kid-clinic/. The Kid Clinic is a collaborative effort between Campbell County Health and Campbell County School District.