Suicide Prevention

American Association of Suicidology (AAS)
Provides extensive resources, training, education and support to professionals, survivors, and those at-risk for suicide. Hosts comprehensive annual conference, as well as ongoing training curricula nationwide. 

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) 

Advancing Suicide Prevention
National bi-monthly magazine that covers issues, trends and state-of-the-science on suicide prevention from diverse perspectives.

ASIST Program (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)
Livingworks Education, Inc.

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) 

European Network for Suicidology 

Emergency Department Resources

International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)

The Link’s National Resource Center for Suicide Prevention and Aftercare

MA Coalition for Suicide Prevention 

Media Relations Locator
Search by zip code, state, or name to identify local and national media outlets (newspapers, magazines, radio & television) and reporters who may be engaged in raising awareness about suicide prevention and mental health issues. 

Mental Health Services Locator
Search by state (by clicking on map of U.S.) to find lists of mental health services and directories, resource guides, and other mental health related programs. 


National Council for Suicide Prevention 

National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide (NOPCAS) 

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (SAMHSA, CDC, NIH, HRSA, HIS) 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 800-273-TALK (8255)
Provides immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free telephone number.  Funded by the Federal Government.

NFL Life Line
A resource for current and former NFL players, coaches, team and league staff, and their family members. Call to get support from professionals who are trained to assist individuals in personal or emotional crisis and connect those individuals with the support they need.

QPR Institute 

Safe & Effective Messaging and Reporting for Suicide Prevention (Suicide Prevention Resource Center)
Evidenced-based recommendations for safe reporting to raise public awareness that suicide is a preventable public health issue.  Includes recommendations to assist reporters and editors in safe reporting on suicide. 

SAMHSA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Resources and publications for suicide prevention.

Signs of Suicide (SOS) 

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)
A national non-profit agency working to prevent suicide and educate about brain illnesses through public awareness campaigns, education and professional training. 

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Prevention support, training & resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies. 

Suicide Prevention Action Network USA (SPAN USA) 

Support Groups & Survivor Resources and Referrals
Click on state to see listings of local support groups.

Resource and referral information for survivors.

Surgeon General’s Call To Action To Prevent Suicide 1999
David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.

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The Trevor Project
A nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. 

Yellow Ribbion International Suicide Prevention Program 

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