LCCC cares about all students, including their mental health and overall well-being. Depression and thoughts of suicide can occur in people of all ages, genders, races, income levels – in fact, in all demographics – and it’s important to proactively reach out for help, whether for yourself or someone else.

Suicide Prevention Resources

In an emergency situation, here are recommended actions to choose from:

  • Call 911
  • Call Lorain County Community College campus security: 440-366-4053
  • Go to the nearest emergency room

Other resources for suicide prevention include:

  • On-Call Crisis Counselor though LCCC Counseling Services
  • The Lorain County Crisis Hotline, 24 hours/7 days a week
  • The National Suicide Hotline, 24 hours/7 days a week
    1-800-273-8255 / hearing impaired, please use TTY by dialing 1-800-799-4889
  • The National Crisis Text Line is always available

Mental Health Screening Tool

The Lorain County Mental Health Board provides an online mental health screening tool that is fast – and you remain anonymous. As the site explains, “Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional – they are a checkup from your neck up. This program is completely anonymous and confidential, and immediately following the brief questionnaire you will see your results, recommendations, and key resources.”

When you need help, whether for yourself or someone else, reach out!