Suicide Prevention Resources

The American Indian and Alaska Native National Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan

"This strategic plan is a comprehensive and integrated approach to reducing the loss and suffering from suicide and suicidal behaviors. It brings together multiple disciplines, perspectives, and resources to create an integrated system where services can be accessed across multiple settings. In this way, an individual, a family, a school, and a community can be connected by a continuum of needed services, up to and including the healthcare system. This focus on collaboration marks only the beginning of a much larger long-term process. We are currently bringing the full weight of Tribal leadership, programs, and resources to this problem."

Yvette Roubideaux, M.D., M.P.H.
Indian Health Service

SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education)

SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education) has a number of resources available on their website. This includes an American Indian prevention brochure which includes information on what to do to help someone who may be suicidal. SAVE has created five new suicide prevention posters targeting teens, adult men, adult women, American Indians, and seniors.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Are you feeling desperate, alone or hopeless? Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call will be routed to the nearest crisis center to you.

  • Call for yourself or someone you care about
  • Free and confidential
  • A network of more than 140 crisis centers nationwide
  • Available 24/7

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.

American Association of Suicidology

The primary functions of The American Association of Suicidology are public education and information.

Suicide Prevention Action Network USA

Partners with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

For Suicide Survivors

Sometimes in life, events occur that break the very foundation on which we stand. Our life, as we have known it, seems forever changed and we find ourselves in an unexpected struggle, first just to survive and then to move forward. This site provides support for people coping with the shock and excruciating grief that accompany the loss of a loved one to suicide. It was also designed for survivors further along in their healing journey.

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