Helpful Resources

American Association of Suicidology

The AAS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide. Their website is designed as a resource for anyone concerned about suicide, including AAS members, suicide researchers, therapists, prevention specialists, survivors of suicide, and people who are themselves in crisis.
Suite 408
Washington, DC 20008
M,W,F (202) 237-2280
T,R (410) 298-0153
Fax: (202) 237-2282

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Dedicated to advancing our knowledge of suicide and our ability to prevent it.
120 Wall Street, 22nd Floor
New York, New York 10005
fax: (212) 363-6237
TOLL-FREE: 888-333-AFSP
phone: (212) 363-3500
email: inquiry@afsp.org

National Hopeline Network, Kristin Brooks Hope Center –

National suicide prevention hotline answered 24 hours daily, by certified member centers across the country, reached by calling 1/800/SUICIDE (1/800/784-3433)

National Hopeline Network
Kristin Brooks Hope Center
609 E. Main St., Ste. 112
Purcellville, VA 20132
business phone: 800/442-4673
suicide hotline: 800/SUICIDE (800/784-3433)

SA\VE Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

The mission of SAVE is to educate about suicide prevention and to speak for suicide survivors.

SAVE – Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
P. O. Box 2407
Minneapolis, MN 55424
phone: 952/946-7998
email: save@winternet.com

Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network (SPAN) SPAN USA®

Promotes advocacy by raising awareness and creating political will to develop and fund a first-ever National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. Saving lives through suicide prevention is their goal. National organization that links the energy of those bereaved by suicide with the expertise of leaders in science, business, government and public service to achieve the goal of significantly reducing the national rate of suicide by the year 2010.

SPAN USA
5034 Odins Way
Marietta, GA 30068
toll-free phone: 888/649-1366
email: act@spanusa.org

The Jason Foundation

Founded to help stem the tide of teen suicide. This non-profit corporation offers training and support to groups, schools and individuals.

Illinois Suicide Prevention

For information about suicide, or if you need help, call the Suicide Prevention Services depression hotline at 630-482-9696 or 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433).

The Link’s National Resource Center

The Link Counseling Center, a nonprofit community counseling center, has been a national resource for suicide prevention and survivors of suicide for over 20 years. The Link Counseling Center’s National Resource Center For Suicide Prevention and Aftercare (The Link’s NRC) is dedicated to reaching out to those affected by suicide and connecting them to the resources available.

The Link’s National Resource Center
348 Mount Vernon Highway, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30328
phone: 404/256-9797
email: info@theLink.org

National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide, Inc. (NOPCAS)

NOPCAS is a non profit organization founded by three African-American suicide survivors. Its goals are to bring suicide and depression awareness to minority communities that have historically been discounted from traditional awareness programs.

NOPCAS
P. O. Box 125
San Marcos, TX 78667
phone: 512/531-5067 ext 2190
email: nopcas@onebox.com

Trevor Helpline

National suicide prevention hotline for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and questioning youth reached 24 hours daily by calling 800/850-8078.

Suicide Information and Education Center (SIEC)

SIEC is a special library and resource center providing information on suicide and suicidal behavior. The Suicide Prevention Training Programs (SPTP) provide caregiver training in suicide intervention, awareness, bereavement, crisis management and related topics. Fees for literature searches and trainings. SIEC is located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Suicide Information & Education Centre
#201, 1615-10th Ave. SW
Calgary, Alberta Canada T3C 0J7
phone: 403-245-3900
email SIEC: siec@suicideinfo.ca
email SPTP: sptp@suicideinfo.ca

The Yellow Ribbon Project

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program
P.O. Box 644
Westminster, CO 80036-0644
phone: 303/429-3530
email: ask4help@yellowribbon.org