Here you can find resources to help when you need someone to turn to from the Suicide Prevention Lifeline to the Crisis Text Line and various resources for all walks of life.
Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Call 988 or 1-800-273-8255
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
SAVE’s prevention and education programs are designed to:
• Increase knowledge about depression, other brain illnesses and the need for assessment and treatment as suicide prevention.
• Increase knowledge about symptoms of depression and the warning signs of suicidal thinking and behavior.
• Increase understanding and the use of intervention skills that can help avoid the tragedy of suicide.
• Increase knowledge about community resources and how to access and use them.
The Trevor Project
Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
National Institutes of Health
Suicide is a major public health concern. Over 47,000 people died by suicide in the United States in 2017; it is the 10th leading cause of death overall. Suicide is complicated and tragic, but it is often preventable. Knowing the warning signs for suicide and how to get help can help save lives.