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Finding the Right Counselor for You
Looking for a therapist is not a one size fits all situation. Attempt to find someone who specializes in the care you are looking for as well as someone who makes you feel comfortable. Check out the linked article and podcast for more information.
The Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) is a unique suicide risk assessment tool that supports suicide risk assessment through a series of simple, plain-language questions that anyone can ask and provides guidance on steps to take to ensure the right level of support is provided. There are a range of screening tools that can be administered by friends, teens, parents, law enforcement, first responders, mental health professionals, and medical providers at The Columbia Lighthouse Project
Friends and Family Risk Assessment link- Community-Card-Friends-and-Family-2020.pdf (columbia.edu)
You can call or text any of these hotlines at any time of day, free of charge, whether in crisis or wanting some support.
For even more resources check out: National Alliance on Mental Illness