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Suicide Prevention and Information Resources

Suicide Hotlines

The National Hopeline Network
(Toll free. Automatically connects callers to the nearest
American Association of Suicidology (AAS) certified crisis center

Girls and Boys Town National Hotline

1-800-448-3000 (TDD 1-800-448-1833)
(Toll free. AAS certified crisis, resource and referral line,
staffed 24 hours a day)

On-Line Resources

American Association of Suicidology, A leading source for information on suicide, suicide prevention and suicide survivor recovery. Funds suicide research and certifies suicide crisis centers.

Reminding Loved Ones That Life is Precious: Suicide Prevention Resources An interesting article that reminds everyone of the consequences of suicide and warning signs for prevention.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, A nonprofit research-centered national organization who’s Web site contains numerous articles by suicide researchers and specialists)

MedLine Plus, Good source for current articles on suicide related subjects. A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health

National Center for Health Statistics, Division of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), provides latest authoritative national statistics on suicide.

National Institute of Mental Health, Extensive information on suicide and related topics, research and clinical trials. A division of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, A centralized source on suicide maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, providing resources from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Indian Health Service (HIS).

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Division of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, with significant resources on suicide, and extensive links to other sources

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education, Minnesota-based non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public regarding the link between depression and suicide. Good, down-to-earth information on depression and suicide.

WebMD, Extensive range of articles on suicide, depression, medications, support groups and related subjects. Leading online general medical information source.

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