Here you can find a small list of helpful links to other sites about suicide prevention, mental health, and getting help.
The goal of the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) is to understand and prevent suicide. This site provides information on, , , and .
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has been at the forefront of a wide range of suicide prevention initiatives in 2006 — each designed to reduce loss of life from suicide. Information on this site includes, , , and helpful resources for .
Pain isn’t always obvious, but most suicidal people show some signs that they are thinking about suicide. If you see even one warning sign, step in or speak up. Take the time to learn what to do now, so you’re ready to be there for a friend or loved one when it matters most. The Know the Signs website has helpful information for people that may be concerned about a friend or loved one and want to get educated about signs of depression and suicidality.
MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information.
Network of Care is a highly interactive, single information place where consumers, community-based organizations and municipal government workers all can go to easily access a wide variety of important information. The resources in this “virtual community” include a fast, comprehensive Service Directory; links to pertinent Web sites from across the nation; a comprehensive, easy-to-use Library; a political advocacy tool; community message boards; and many others. The Network of Care includes sections on, , , , and .
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) website provides information from the Federal agency that conducts and supports research on mental illnesses. The site also has information on.
The mission of the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) is to help keep America’s runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. Those looking for support, can call 1-800-RUNAWAY, visit 1800RUNAWAY.org, and/or text 66008.
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 our national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.
The Jed Foundation is the nation’s leading organization working to prevent suicide and promote mental health among college students. The Jed Foundation is guided by an expert board of mental health professionals in an effort to identify the underlying causes of suicide and produce effective prevention, awareness and intervention programs.
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 and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
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.
SPAN USA accomplishes its mission throughand volunteer organizers of all ages who work to promote and advance suicide prevention. work to raise awareness about suicide in their communities and communicate with their local, state and federal policy makers to advocate for suicide prevention.