When a friend is struggling with a mental health issue, we want to be able to help them. Here is some information that can be helpful:
If a friend has mentioned or talked about ending his, her, or their lives, take action. Stay with them and call 911. If you have a friend that is not in immediate danger, yet you would like more information about suicide prevention, please contact:
Mental Health Resources
Maine Crisis Line
The Maine Crisis Hotline helps to stabilize individuals and families while assisting in crisis resolution and action planning. I f you are concerned about yourself or about someone else, call the 24-hour crisis hotline and speak with a trained crisis clinician who can connect you to the closest crisis center.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Helpline
(800) 464-5767, Press 1
The NAMI Helpline is a free service that provides information, referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public.
Sexual Assault Response Services
Our helpline provides free, private 24- hour crisis and support. We help people who have been sexually assaulted, harassed, or abused. We do this by following their lead. Survivors know their lives best - we are here to help talk about options, what happens next, or just listen.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Gorham Police Department
The Gorham Police Department is available 24/7 for mental health and substance use emergencies.
if you have any questions please contact
Claudine Emerson - Social Worker @ Gorham High School 222-1193
Cynthia Grover - Social Worker @ Gorham High School 222-1085
Emily Ryan Social Worker @ Gorham High School 222-1120