Suicide Prevention Resources

Are you interested in learning more about suicide prevention? Check out these websites to help support someone and become a champion for suicide prevention.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in a national network of more than 150 crisis centers.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
The SPRC is the nation’s only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. Learn about the field of suicide prevention and find resources to help you get involved in your community in local community activities.

For Veterans

Veterans Crisis Line
The Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat or text.

Make the Connection
Learn about the experiences of veterans who have faced mental health challenges and gain hope from their stories of recovery. Also, get connected to local resources to find help.

For LGBTQ youth

The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. It offers a 24/7 crisis line and online chat service.

For Local Suicide Prevention Activities

SPRC States and Communities Page
Get connected to someone who can inform you about suicide prevention activities in your state.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Chapters
Find your local AFSP chapter and start becoming engaged with their local activities.

For warning signs of suicide

Lifeline’s warning signs page
Learn the warning signs of suicide and remember to call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) if you are concerned for your friend or loved one.

For youth

Your Life Your Voice
YourLifeYourVoice.org is part of The Boys Town National Hotline. Please contact them if you're depressed, contemplating suicide, being physically or sexually abused, on the run, addicted, threatened by gang violence, fighting with a friend or parent, or if you are faced with an overwhelming challenge.

For mental health

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Learn more about mental illness and treatment programs and become an advocate for access to services, treatment, supports and research through NAMI, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization.

Mental Health American (MHA)
Become part of MHA, the leading advocacy organization that promotes mental health and wellness. Learn more about mental wellness and find local affiliates that can help you.

2-1-1 connects the public to phone or web-based support to access health and human service programs, employment support, and disaster response information in their communities. You can find 2-1-1 service in all 50 states plus Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.

SAMHSA Treatment Locator
Use this locator to find alcohol and drug abuse treatment or mental health treatment facilities and programs in your community.

For suicide loss survivors

The American Association of Suicidology support group directory
Find a local bereavement support group for anyone who has lost someone to suicide.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Coping with Suicide
Find information on ways to cope and find support following the loss of a loved one to suicide

For suicide attempt survivors

The American Association of Suicidology attempt survivor page
Find support groups and general information.

For men

Men and their loved ones can have a virtual appointment with Dr. Rich Mahogany, man therapist. Navigate through Dr. M’s office to find useful information about men’s mental health, take the 18-point head inspection and receive a list of things to do to seek treatment and get help. His office is open 24/7/365.