Resources for Suicide Prevention

Resources for Suicide Prevention

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Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: call 988
Veterans Crisis Line: call 988 and press 1

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 call will be connected to the nearest crisis center to you.
Learn more about the lifeline


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.
Annual Conference


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 
Understanding Suicide and 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


Suicide Prevention Resources by Category

A comprehensive list of online resources for suicide prevention for Youth, LGBTQ+ and Allies, Veterans, Postpartum, the Black Community, Neurodivergent Individuals, Older Adults and Seniors, and more.


The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
Find a Crisis Centre Events and Conferences
World Suicide Prevention Day
About Suicide: Risk Assessment; Resiliency Factors


Defense Suicide Prevention Office (DSPO) Department of Defense/Veterans Administration

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

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. 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
Online Trainings
Suicide Prevention in Juvenile Correctional Facilities
Suicide Prevention among LGBT Youth: for Professionals Who Serve Youth


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Suicide Prevention Resources:
Veterans Crisis Line: call 988 and press 1.