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911 Script: Suicide/Overdose Attempt

  1. My name is (NAME).
  2. I'm calling from (LOCATION ADDRESS).
  3. My family member's/loved one's (NAME, AGE, PHONE NUMBER AND ADDRESS).
  4. He/She has a mental health condition. He/She is diagnosed with (DIAGNOSIS).
  5. He/She has attempted suicide:
    1. IF PILLS: He/She took (KIND OF PILL) in the amount of (QUANTITY AND DOSAGE OF PILLS) and they were taken at (TIME/DATE).
    2. IF WEAPON: He /She has (TYPE OF WEAPON) and it is (LOCATION OF WEAPON).
  6. The last contact I had with He/She was at (TIME/DATE ), by (PHONE OR IN PERSON) and c ontact was made by (YOU or FAMILY MEMBER/LOVED ONE).
  7. He/She lives with (NAME OF PERSON(S) OR ALONE).
  8. He/She has a previous history of suicide attempts and in the past they (METHOD USED).
  9. He/She has (LIST OTHER PHYSICAL OR HEALTH ISSUES).

Dispatcher will want to keep the caller on the line in case responding officers/deputies have any further questions.

Contact Information

Behavioral Health Division

Health Services

Contact us by Phone
Address

2227 Capricorn Way

Suite 207

Santa Rosa, CA 95407

Mental Health Hotlines

24-hour Access Line

(707) 565-6900
(800) 870-8786

24-Hour Crisis Services

(707) 576-8181
Crisis Stabilization Unit
2225 Challenger Way, Santa Rosa

24-hour Suicide Prevention

(855) 587-6373

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