National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

For immediate help, anytime, day or night call 1-800-273-8255 

1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) is The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline funded by SAMHSA. It provides immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest crisis center in their area. 

Crisis Text Line

In crisis and in the US?
Text HOME to 741741 or message us on Facebook.

National Suicide Prevention Websites

Active Minds. Active Minds is the nation's only peer-to-peer organization dedicated to the mental health of college students. The organization serves as "the young adult voice" in mental health advocacy on more than fifty college campuses nationwide. 

The American Association of Suicidology has a comprehensive listing of crisis centers as well as a national directory of support groups for survivors of suicide. 

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is a national organization with information on suicide prevention programs and support for people who have lost a loved one to suicide. 

CNQR is a social impact organization driving large scale change in the brain health and wellness space as a means to ultimately eradicate suicide; by collaborating with global changemakers and social innovation entrepreneurs.

LivingWorks Education Inc. LivingWorks has been helping communities become suicide-safer since 1983. Their programs are part of national, regional and organizational suicide prevention strategies around the world. Developed using Rothman’s Social R&D Model, their programs prepare community helpers to intervene and prevent suicide. These learning experiences are interactive, practical, regularly updated and customizable. Comprehensive, layered and integrated, there is a program for everyone who wants to help. 

NOPCAS (National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide) is an organization founded by three African-American suicide survivors. Its goals are to bring suicide and depression awareness to minority communities that have historically been discounted from traditional awareness programs. 

The QPR Institute offers comprehensive suicide prevention training programs and educational and clinical materials for the general public, professionals, and institutions. Please also refer to our online training page for more information. 

Screening for Mental Health offers organizations the tools to provide screening and education for today's most pressing mental health problems: depression, bipolar disorder, alcohol problems, generalized anxiety disorder and post traumatic stress disorder. They also offer suicide prevention programs across the lifecycle and programs that help government agencies address disaster mental health. 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has established a clear vision for its work -- a life in the community for everyone. To realize this vision, the Agency has sharply focused its mission on building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders. SAMHSA is gearing all of its resources -- programs, policies and grants -- toward that outcome.

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE). SAVE's mission is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, eliminate stigma and serve as a resource to those touched by suicide 

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) supports suicide prevention with the best of science, skills and practice. The Center provides prevention support, training, and informational materials to strengthen suicide prevention networks and advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. 

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program is a community-based program that uses a universal public health approach, offering workshops and services for schools, community organizations and parents. 

National Suicide Attempt Survivor Websites

After an Attempt is a website for families of and attempt survivors to offer hope and help in working together to heal and live a happy life again.

Kevin Hines Story:  In September 2000, Kevin Hines leapt off the Golden Gate Bridge, He is one of only thirty-six (less than 1%) to survive the fall and he is the only Golden Gate Bridge jump survivor who is actively spreading the message of living mentally healthy around the globe.

Live Through This is a collection of portraits and stories of suicide attempt survivors, as told by those survivors.

Suicide: The Ripple Effect is a feature length documentary film and MOVEMENT, currently in production, focusing on the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration and hope that are helping millions heal & stay alive.

With Help Comes Hope is a website by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline where you’ll find stories from attempt survivors who have made it through their darkest hour. Some of these stories and resources are for families, friends, and clinicians who want to support people who are feeling suicidal and/or suicide attempt survivors.

National Survivor of Suicide Loss Websites

Survivors of Suicide The purpose of Survivors of Suicide is to help those who have lost a loved one to suicide resolve their grief and pain in their own personal way.

The Link National Resource Center is a leading resource in the country for suicide prevention and aftercare. It is dedicated to reaching out to those whose lives have been impacted by suicide and connecting them to available resources.

The Dougy Center National Center for Grieving Children and Families is the first center in the United States to provide peer support groups for grieving children.

Suicide: Finding Hope is a website on information regarding suicide, mental illness, or coping with suicide loss. You'll find that you can leave comments on all the pages of this site and comment on what others have said. 

Friends for Survival, Inc. A National Outreach Program for Survivors of Suicide Loss Friends for Survival, Inc. is an organization of people who have been affected by a death caused by suicide. They are dedicated to providing a variety of peer support services that comfort those in grief, encourage healing and growth, foster the development of skills to cope with a loss and educate the entire community regarding the impact of suicide. 

Miscellaneous Helpful Websites

Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) is an international nonprofit organization of licensed mental health professionals and allied energy health practitioners who are dedicated to developing and applying energy psychology methods for the treatment and relief of those suffering from emotional challenges such as addictions & compulsions, anxiety, depression, limiting beliefs, personality disorders, phobias, stress, and trauma. 

Lived Experience Academy is a website for people with lived experience broadly defined as applying to all personal connections to suicide - people who have firsthand experience with suicidal thoughts and feelings, suicide attempt survivors, suicide loss survivors, as well as the social circle impacted by suicidal experiences (friends and family). You are all part of our lived experience community. The academy topics include self care, personal development, professional development, and suicide prevention.