To reach a suicide prevention hotline, call the new 988 three-digit hotline or visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org. Suicide prevention services can also be reached at 888-568-1112 or 800-273-TALK (8255).
Area and state police and fire departments are searching for someone who jumped into the Penobscot River from the Joshua Chamberlain Bridge Thursday afternoon.
Bangor and Brewer police arrived at the bridge, one of the three linking Bangor and Brewer, at 1:46 p.m. after an unidentified man was seen jumping off it, according to the Maine Department of Marine Resources.
The Maine Marine Patrol, assisted by Bangor and Brewer police and fire departments, were still searching the river shortly after 4 p.m. on Thursday. A Maine Forest Service helicopter and the Maine Underwater Recovery Team were assisting with the search.