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In Simi Valley Schools we recognize the growing impact of depression and mental health concerns that could lead to possible suicide. We are committed to taking proactive measures to open the conversation and community support by providing Crisis Reference Cards to students and employees, working with the Simi Valley Police Department for annual teen talks and creating a community of support within our schools.

Help is Here for You, Call Now!

Never Give Up
If you or someone you know is in crisis, reach out and call for help! All numbers below are available 24/7.

For Emergency: Call 9-1-1

Simi Valley Police Department // 805.583.6950 (non-emergency)

Any urgent concerns about a student or employee possibly facing suicide should be addressed immediately to the Simi Valley Police Department. They can and will intervene. Please call 9-1-1 and provide as much information as you have.

Know The Signs

These signs may mean someone you know is at risk for suicide. The risk is greater if a behavior is new or has increased, and if it seems related to a painful event, loss or change.

  • Talking about wanting to die or kill oneself
  • Looking for a way to kill oneself, such as searching online or buying a gun
  • Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live
  • Talking about feeling trapped or in pain
  • Talking about being a burden to others
  • Increase alcohol/drug use.
  • Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly
  • Sleeping too little/much.
  • Withdrawing
  • Feeling isolated
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
  • Extreme mood swings