Adult Suicide Prevention

If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call:

Click here to visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Click here to visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website.

Notice: The Office of Suicide Prevention website is informational and not intended as a crisis response or hotline. Local crisis hotline numbers can be found in the front of your local phone book or call 911.

About Adult Suicide

The most promising way to prevent suicide and suicidal behavior is through the early recognition and treatment of depression and other psychiatric illnesses. To put the key of knowledge in your hands, we provide the following information to assist your education about suicide and it's prevention.

Adult Suicide Prevention

Additional Resources

  • Suggested Reading - a list of books about prevention and survivor support to increase the interest about and understanding of suicide.
  • Helpful websites -  a list of websites about prevention, survivor support, suicide as it relates to specific populations and data to increase understanding and participation in and support of community suicide prevention.