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National Suicide Prevention Resources

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education. It also reaches out to people with mood disorders and those impacted by suicide.

American Association of Suicidology promotes research, public awareness programs, public education and training for professionals and volunteers.

The Campaign to Change Direction encourages all Americans to pay attention to their own emotional well-being and to learn the signs that may mean someone is in emotional pain and might need help.

The Jason Foundation, Inc. provides educational curriculums and training programs, and builds awareness of youth suicide. Student curriculums are presented in the third-person perspective (i.e. how to help a friend).

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Man Therapy is a tool designed to help men with their mental health. It includes an assessment tool (the head inspection) and a bit of humor (Dr. RIch Mahogany) to engage men.

Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide
Media and online coverage of suicide should be informed by using best practices. ReportingonSuicide.org includes recommendations, research, and links to experts and training.

Signs of Suicide (S.O.S.) Program Screening for Mental Health, Inc. (SMI) has several school- and community-based programs that include screening, stigma-reduction, education and intervention.

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) was a co-founding member of the National Council for Suicide Prevention. It grew from an all-volunteer grassroots group of passionate survivors to a national not-for-profit organization.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center is home to hundreds of library resources on suicide prevention.

Yellow Ribbon Program for the Prevention of Teen Suicide is a community-based program that uses a universal public health approach. It empowers and educates professionals, adults and youth.