Resources for Suicide Prevention
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Veterans, call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1 to be routed to the Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline.
A free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis, emotional distress, or for survivors who need someone to talk with who understands your circumstances. Your call will be connected to the nearest crisis center to you.
American Association of Suicidology
Directory of AAS-Accredited Crisis Centers Suicide Prevention Resources
Warning Signs, Risk Factors, Statistics
Books about Suicide: Comprehensive list of books reviewed and recommended by AAS Training & Accreditation
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
www.afsp.org Understanding Suicide Preventing Suicide
Coping with Suicide—for survivors Research, Advocacy, and Public Policy Events:
Out of the Darkness Walks to Prevent Suicide International Survivors of Suicide Day
The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
www.suicideprevention.ca Find a Crisis Centre Events and Conferences
World Suicide Prevention Day
About Suicide: Risk Assessment; Resiliency Factors
Unfinished Conversation – Resources for Suicide Prevention Page 2
Defense Suicide Prevention Office (DSPO) Department of Defense/Veterans Administration www.suicideoutreach.org
Outreach Center 24/7 and Chat Online 24/7 Warning Signs and Self-assessments Resources for Veterans
International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)
Resources in English, Estonian, Flemish, French, Japanese, Polish, Serbian, Spanish
Dedicated to preventing suicidal behavior, to alleviate its effects, and to provide a forum for academics, mental health professionals, crisis workers, volunteers, and suicide survivors.
National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) United States Department of Veterans Affairs Department of Defense www.ptsd.va.gov
PTSD resources for people who have experienced trauma or have PTSD, and those who work with them. Public Section: Veterans, the General Public, Family & Friends Professional Section: Researchers, Providers & Professional Helpers
Veterans Resources And Services
The Trevor Project
The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth, ages 13-24.
www.thetrevorproject.org Suicide Prevention
Resources for Educators and Parents Events
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
The only federally supported resource center devoted to providing technical assistance, training, and materials for suicide prevention practitioners and other professionals serving people at risk for suicide. Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk
Suicide Prevention in Juvenile Correctional Facilities
Suicide Prevention among LGBT Youth: for Professionals Who Serve Youth