There are many web sites that contain helpful information and services related to suicide. Here are a few that we recommend:
National Hopeline Network: 1-800-SUICIDE
The "Hopeline" connects callers throughout the United States to the certified crisis centers closest to their calling locations. Highly trained hotline counselors are available 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week to speak with callers in crisis.
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
This group provides resources for those who are suicidal, including anonymous e-mail services where you can get support.
If You Are Thinking About Suicide...Read This First.
This is a site put together by a person who is not a mental health care professional, but does have some things to say that might be of help to you. The site also includes a list of resources, information on recovery, and information on the stigma of suicide.
SA\VE (Suicide Awareness\Voices of Education) has lots of information about suicide and depression that may be helpful to you.
The American Association of Suicidology (AAS)
The national association for suicide professionals. The web site contains lists of crisis centers/hotlines, support groups, and many other helpful resources.
The following links will take you to sites over which SAVE has no control. While SAVE has found these sites to be helpful, SAVE assumes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the information.
General information on anxiety disorders, treatment, referrals
General information on depression and mood disorders
Information of depression prevention
Information on depression, podcasts, public service announcements
A grassroots campaign uniting advocates, mental health professionals and organizations into a single coalition creating a public forum advancing the need and benefit of increased mental health research
If you are thinking about suicide, read this first
For anyone having suicidal thoughts
Mental Health America
Advocacy, support, information, resources and referrals
Mental Health Info Source
Information on brain illnesses, "Ask the Expert" section to inquire of a psychiatrist
Mental Health Information
Internet mental health
Mental Health Network
Information on mental health disorders and treatment, resources, videos
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Good site for information on brain illnesses
Camp Amanda Minnesota
Camp Amanda-Minnesota is a free camp for children and teens - kindergarten through high school- who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, close relative or significant person in their life.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Support groups, advice, tips on living with family members with mood disorders
Families for Depression Awareness
Site for families with questions about depression
The mission of The Glendon Association is to save lives and enhance mental health by addressing the social problems of suicide, child abuse, violence, and troubled interpersonal relationships.
Video series designed for those who are responding to the health care needs of returning military, to assist in understanding what returning veterans and their family members have experienced.
National Resource Directory
The NRD is a federal government web site for wounded, ill and injured Service Members, Veterans, their families and those who support them.
Sad Scale is an IPhone application created to help screen for depression in the General Population, PostPartum Depression and Geriatric depression.
Suicide and Inhalants
Suicide and inhalants, know the facts.
The Terry Wise Story: A Suicide Attempt Survivor
The Terry Wise Story recently won a Gold Award in the 16th Annual National Health Information Awards in the Patient Education category.
(including members of the National Council of Suicide Prevention)
American Association of Suicidology
Research, training, education, links to national support groups, crisis centers
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Research, education, dupport, advocacy
The Jason Foundation
Links for resources on brain illnesses, suicide, and resources for families
The Jed Foundation
College-aged and campus information
Kristen Brooks Hope Center
The Link Counseling Center
Grief, support, education, and counseling for families
Means Matters Project
The mission of the Means Matter Campaign is to increase the proportion of suicide prevention groups who promote activities that reduce a suicidal person's access to lethal means of suicide.
National Organization of People of Color Against Suicide
Community-Based suicide prevention for minority communities
Telephone counseling and support
Suicide Prevention Action Network
Advocacy, legislative network
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.
School-based educational programs
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Detailed statistics by year, age, gender, etc.
International Association for Suicide Prevention
Statistics, library, research, education, etc.
National Center for Health Statistics
More suicide-specific statistics
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Good source for various injury-specific data
National Institude of Mental Health
Latest information on mental health
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
National clearinghouse for information on suicide and suicide prevention
World Health Organization
More facts and statistics, world suicide perspective
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Professional information, articles, links, resources
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychotherapy Association
Excellent site for resources, information for various disciplines
Excellent site with information, links, research
Associated Counsellors & Psychologists Sydney
Australia. A Sydney, Australia based mental health information service and expert connecting you with an expert network of professional counsellors and psychologists.
Mental Health Association
Mind Your Mind
Canada - Information for Youth