Additional Resources For Suicide Prevention

Learn more about suicide prevention with the following online resources:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Created by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA of NYC), The National Suicide Prevention Life provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Through Half of Us, mtvU and The Jed Foundation initiate a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connect college students to the appropriate resources for help. Love is Louder was started by MTV, The Jed Foundation, and Brittany Snow to support anyone feeling mistreated, misunderstood, or alone. Individuals, communities, schools and organizations have embraced Love is Louder as a way to address issues like bullying, negative self-image, discrimination, loneliness and depression.
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. Created by syndicated columnist and author Dan Savage and his partner Terry Miller, the It Gets Better Project was created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach – if they can just get through their teen years. The It Gets Better Project wants to remind teenagers in the LGBT community that they are not alone — and it WILL get better. The University of California at Irvine, University of Colorado at Boulder, and The University of Puerto Rico at Cayey launched the Don't Erase Your Future campaign with funding from SAMHSA and the U.S. Department of Health and Health Services (HHS), and support from the Office of Suicide Prevention, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. ULifeline is a program of The Jed Foundation, the nation’s leading organization working to prevent suicide and improve the mental health of college students, and is overseen by an expert board of mental health professionals. ULifeline is an online resource center for college students to search for information about mental health and suicide prevention. The Jed Foundation is a leading national organization working to reduce emotional distress and prevent suicide among college students. The SPRC is the nation’s only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. The SPRC provides technical assistance, training, and materials to increase the knowledge and expertise of suicide prevention practitioners and other professionals serving people at risk for suicide.