SUICIDE AND 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.
American Association of Suicidology (AAS)
AAS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide. Its site 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. AAS hosts an annual conference every April; publishes a peer-reviewed professional journal, Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior; and provides resources for survivors, including Surviving Suicide, a quarterly newsletter written by and for survivors of suicide.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
AFSP is dedicated to advancing the knowledge of
suicide and the ability to prevent it by supporting the research and education
needed to prevent suicide.
CDC's Suicide: Prevention Strategies
CDC's Suicide: Prevention Strategies webpage is part of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website. This page offers additional resources regarding suicide prevention.
Stop A Suicide Today!
A Suicide Today!
was developed by Harvard psychiatrist Douglas Jacobs, M.D. and the Screening
for Mental Health, Inc, Stop a Suicide, Today! teaches how to recognize the
signs of suicide in family members, friends and co-workers, and empowers people
to make a difference in the lives of loved ones. It emphasizes the relationship
between suicide and mental illness and the notion that a key step in reducing
suicide is to get those in need into mental health treatment. The project is
endorsed by two national mental health organizations and co-sponsored by twelve
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.