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The information provided on this page is to provide helpful links for you. It is in no way is an attempt to solicit, promote or diagnose.

  • 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year

  • 1 in 20 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year

  • 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year

  • 50% of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14, and 75% by age 24

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.

Website:

Https://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

STOP BULLING.gov

Website: 

Https://www.stopbullying.gov/

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. The website contains facts, research, support group listings, links, and information about suicide.

Website:

Https://afsp.org/

Crisis Chat 

Crisis Chat Lifeline Crisis Chat is a service of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in partnership with CONTACT USA. It is the first service of its kind where crisis centers across the United States have joined together to form one national chat network that can provide online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services. The chat specialists are here to listen and support you through whatever difficult times you may be facing. Lifeline Crisis Chat is available in the United States and its territories.

Website:

https://calmerry.com/

https://www.betterhelp.com

Suicide Prevention Help

Website:

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/

Suicide Resources on the Internet

Dr. Grohol's own listing of resources is available online to those who are suicidal.

Website:

http://psychcentral.com/lib/suicide-helpline-suicide-resources

 

SAMHSA's National Helpline

1-800-662-HELP (4357)

TTY: 1-800-487-4889

Also known as, the Treatment Referral Routing Service, this Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.

Website:

www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

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

NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness

https://www.nami.org/Support-Education/NAMI-HelpLine/Top-HelpLine-Resources