Resources » Suicide and Crisis
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education, and advocacy. Website contains facts, research, support group listings, links and information about suicide.
http://www.afsp.org - 15-Mar-2001 - Hits: 4310 - Rate This | Details
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Mailing list: mailto:[email protected] - 21-Feb-2000 - Hits: 1179 - Rate This | Details
The Kristin Brooks Hope Center is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to suicide prevention, awareness, and education. They provide help and hope through crisis hotlines, online crisis chat, music outreach tours, and college campus awareness events.
http://www.hopeline.com/ - 13-Jan-2005 - Hits: 1331 - Rate This | Details
A charity, non-religious organization based in the U.K. which offers free e-mail support for those who are troubled, suicidal, or know of someone else who is and would like to help them.
http://www.samaritans.org/ - 5-Feb-2000 - Hits: 1904 - Rate This | Details
Suicide Awareness Video
Suicide Awareness Video--being aware is half of the battle, it may help stop someone from doing such a horrible thing. Learn as much as you can for the time when you may need to help someone as much as you can.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euV6nM8A1BE - 31-Jan-2007 - Hits: 1385 - Rate This | Details
Suicide Prevention Help
This suicide prevention website offers a Friendship Letter for those who are despairing and thinking about suicide, and also for people who are concerned that a loved one may be suicidal.
http://www.suicidepreventionhelp.com/ - 29-Nov-2001 - Hits: 2210 - Rate This | Details
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is the federally funded suicide prevention hotline dedicated to providing immediate assistance to those in suicidal crisis. Its toll-free number, 1-800-273-TALK (8255), connects individuals to crisis centers across the country. Each crisis center (currently more than 100) is staffed by trained staff members who have the essential resources to assist individuals in a suicidal crisis. Since 2007, the Lifeline has been providing special suicide prevention service for U.S. military veterans through an agreement with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) and U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). When dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), veterans, active military, and their families are prompted, during the automated greeting, to press “1” to be connected to a veterans suicide prevention hotline specialist located in the VA call center in New York.
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ - 1-Nov-2005 - Hits: 989 - Rate This | Details
Suicide Resources on the Internet
My own listing of resources available online to those who are suicidal.
http://psychcentral.com/helpme.htm - 5-Feb-2000 - Hits: 6287 - Rate This | Details
Suicide.org: Suicide Hotlines
A directory of suicide telephone hotlines by state and region (United States).
http://www.suicide.org/suicide-hotlines.html - 24-Apr-2000 - Hits: 2644 - Rate This | Details
Created by Tom Golden, LCSW, this website is devoted to helping people understand and deal with profound grief. Webhealing.com provides free resources for those experiencing loss, including articles and forums, as well as paid services and tools provided by Mr. Golden through his workshops and private practice.
http://www.webhealing.com/ - 19-Jan-2000 - Hits: 8555 - Rate This | Details
The American Association of Suicidology's blog for (and by) people who've had suicide attempts or suicidal thinking. Real names, personal stories, and voices for change.
http://attemptsurvivors.com/ - 4-Mar-2013 - Hits: 487 - Rate This | Details
Jehovah's Witness Article: Why go on?
Article about finding a reason to live when contemplating suicide. Encourages open communication of suicidal thoughts or feelings and the role that mental/emotional suffering plays in suicide.
http://www.jw.org/finder?locale=en&docid=102014124&prefer=lang - 7-Jan-2015 - Hits: 243 - Rate This | Details
Read This Before You Kill Yourself
A comprehensive online resource for individuals considering suicide and struggling with depression, and their loved ones. Provides free access to articles and tools for those who may be considering suicide and/or struggling with major depression, or if you have a friend or family member that is. The resources on this site are an amalgamation of the most current research on the subjects of suicide, depression, and wellness. The site is updated daily with the latest tips and news and also provides links to other websites and crisis support resources.
http://www.readthisbeforeyoukillyourself.com - 15-Jul-2015 - Hits: 449 - Rate This | Details
Suicide Info (Canada)
A branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, the Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) is an education center dedicated to the collection and dissemination of suicide prevention and intervention resources. Their services include: an active Twitter feed, training workshops, online courses, webinars, literature scans and reviews, library database access, lending library and knowledge translation publications. They serve caregivers, survivors, researchers, professionals and community members across Canada and around the world.
http://suicideinfo.ca/ - 8-Oct-2006 - Hits: 664 - Rate This | Details
The Lifeline Canada
The Lifeline is a free App devoted to Aid in Suicide Prevention across Canada.
The LifeLine App also includes 3 new direct resource links for instant guidance, support and awareness:
1.United States 2.Worldwide 3.Veterans
The LifeLine is available for download on both iTunes and Google Play App Stores and has four main goals:
http://www.thelifelinecanada.ca - 18-Apr-2015 - Hits: 135 - Rate This | Details
The Support Network (Edmonton, CANADA)
Anyone, anytime, can feel distressed about a personal problem. The Support Network is a safe place to call when life hurts. We help you connect with the heart of the community so you can help yourself, a friend or a family member. Help the way you want it...by phone, in person, online, in the community.
http://www.thesupportnetwork.com/ - 7-Oct-2006 - Hits: 457 - Rate This | Details
The Trevor Project
Established in 1998 to coincide with the HBO airing of the award winning short film "Trevor", hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, The Trevor Helpline is the only national 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention hot line aimed at gay and questioning youth.
The Trevor Helpline is geared toward helping youth in crisis, or those wanting information on how to help someone in crisis. The Trevor Helpline is maintained by two call centers, our partners at San Francisco Suicide Prevention and The Trevor Project own Los Angeles Call Center managed by Brian Goldman. Helpline calls are handled by highly trained counselors and are free and confidential.
The Trevor Hotline is: (866) 4U-TREVOR
http://www.thetrevorproject.org/ - 29-Jan-2007 - Hits: 538 - Rate This | Details
Why People Attempt Suicide & How To Help Them
Suicide is a major public health concern. Each year, approximately one million people die by suicide worldwide. Suicide is tragic, but it is often preventable. This article explains how to help prevent it.
http://www.mindhealthplus.com/2015/12/why-people-attempt-suicide-reasons-how-to-help-them.html - 22-Jan-2016 - Hits: 102 - Rate This | Details