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Suicide Prevention Resources: General/Training


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention          

AFSP is a multifaceted organization made up of scientists, dedicated survivors of suicide loss, people with mental disorders and their families, and an expansive network of business/community leaders. Offers educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support those affected by suicide.



Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

The mission of the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide is to reduce the number of youth suicides and attempted suicides by encouraging public awareness through the development and promotion of educational training programs. Offers progressive programs, online training, and support.



To Write Love on Her Arms

To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.



SAMHSA Tribal/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Strategy on Suicide Prevention

A list of organizations, links, articles, and other resources for suicide prevention.



American Association of Suicidology

AAS is a charitable non-profit membership organization for all those involved in suicide prevention and intervention, or touched by suicide.



National Mental Health Association

A community-based non-profit organization dedicated to helping people achieve wellness by living mentally healthier lives. Provide prevention services, early identification and intervention for those at risk, and integrated care and treatment for those who need it, with recovery as the goal.



Suicide Awareness/Voices of Education (SAVE)

The mission of SAVE is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma and serve as a resource to those touched by suicide.



Addiction and Mental Health Resource

Provides resources on mental health and suicide prevention such as; noticing the signs, precaution, and what to do after an attempt.


Project Semicolon

Project Semi colon is a global non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and love for those who are struggling with mental illness, suicide, addition and self-injury. The title, “Project Semicolon,” represents a goal – to believe that this is not the end but a new beginning.



The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Suicide

This document introduces a blueprint for addressing suicide: Awareness, Intervention, and Methodology (AIM). This approach is derived from the collaborative deliberations of participants at the 1st National Suicide Prevention Conference. As a framework for suicide prevention, AIM includes 15 key recommendations refined from deliberative consensus and from evidence-based findings.



Know the Signs

Know the Signs is a statewide (California) suicide prevention social marketing campaign built on three key messages: Know the signs. Find the words. Reach out.

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