[Note: This article was originally published on The Medium]
In 2016, more than 79% of Alabama suicides were males of all races. Even more frightening, the suicide rate is 16.2. This is higher than the homicide rate, which is 11.2. So, for men in Alabama, here is a lost of suicide prevention hotlines. If you find yourself with depression or suicidal thoughts, please contact these mental health centers.
The Crisis Center For East Alabama (334–821–8600)
The Crisis Center
Crisis Line (205–323–7777)
Teen Link (205–328–5465)
Kids Help Line (205–328–5437)
Senior Help Line (205–328–8255)
Thirteenth Place, Inc.
Teen Crisis Line (256-547-9505)
Crisis Line (256–716–1000)
Toll Free (1–800–691–8426)