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.

Population Specific Suicide Prevention Websites

PLEASE NOTE: The Office of Suicide Prevention and the State of Nevada have no responsibility or control of the contents of the websites listed below. These links are provided only as a convenience. The inclusion of any link does not necessarily imply endorsement or participation in the activities of the listed sites.

Native Americans

The Indian Health Service Suicide Prevention and Care Program seeks to raise the health status of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest possible level by decreasing the incidence of severe injuries and death to the lowest possible level and increasing the ability of tribes to address their injury problems.

Aging and Elderly

The Institute on Aging, Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention provides articles on elder depression, tips for family caregivers and understanding elder mental health as well as information on symptoms of depression, signs of alcoholism, and complicated bereavement.

Middle Aged Men

ManTherapy is a mental health and suicide prevention campaign targeting working age men (25-54). Created by Office of Suicide Prevention at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Cactus (a Denver based ad agency) and the Caron Spencer Foundation, ManTherapy is built around a fictional Man Therapist, Dr. Rich Mahogany who employs humor to cut through stigma and tackle issues like depression, divorce and suicidal thoughts.

Youth

The Jed Foundation (JED) empowers teens and young adults with the skills and support to grow into healthy, thriving adults. JED exists to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for our nation's teens and young adults

No Bullying.com is an online forum aimed at educating, advising, counselling and all importantly, helping to stop bullying, in particular, cyber bullying.

The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide (SPTS) is a public charity founded in 2005, developing programs grounded in research with a clinical advisory board, and offering resources for educators, parents and teens. 

The Trevor Helpline is a national 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention hot line aimed at gay and questioning youth. Calls are handled by highly trained counselors and are free and confidential. 

Sexual Violence

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization which also provides efforts to improve sexual assault laws and policies. RAINN reaches millions of Americans through its extensive entertainment industry relationship. RAINN offers information about sexual violence prevention, recovery and prosecution and educates more than 120 million Americans each year about sexual violence.