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Stop A Suicide Today provides suicide risk questions, connection to and identification of crisis resources, and information about suicide and its treatment for the public and clinicians. The Stop A Suicide Today program is not itself a health care provider. Scoring positive on the suicide risk questions is not synonymous with a clinical assessment of suicide risk. Suicide risk can be determined only by a complete evaluation performed by a health care clinician. It is recommended that anyone who either scores positive on the suicide risk questions or continues to have concerns about suicide in themselves or a loved one contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255, go to a health care clinician or local emergency department for an evaluation, or call 911 for emergency assistance.