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A 23-year-old female asked about a 23-year-old female:

If you call a suicide hotline will they be able to trace your location and call 911 on you?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Help: A suicide hotline is intended to provide advice and assistance to persons who are in distress and seeking help. This may include needing to send help in some situations, so have to know where caller is calling from.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

If I call a suicide hotline, will they call 911 if they think i'm about to hurt myself?

3 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry 54 years experience
Yes: I can't think of any exceptions to that.

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Last updated Jun 27, 2015

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