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.
Centre for Suicide Prevention (Canada)
for Suicide Prevention
has three main branches - The Suicide Information & Education Collection
(SIEC) is a special library and resource centre providing information on
suicide and suicidal behaviour. The Suicide Prevention Training Programs (SPTP)
branch provides caregiver training in suicide intervention, awareness,
bereavement, crisis management and related topics. Suicide Prevention Research
Projects (SPRP) advocates for, and supports research on suicide and suicidal
Link Counseling Center's National Resource Center
The Link offers Suicide Prevention and Aftercare. Their programs are Counseling and Psychotherapy, Children in Crisis and Grief,
Suicide Prevention and Aftercare, Community Education, Training, and
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 Information & Education Services
Suicide Information and Education Services is a non-profit organization that offers information, education, support and referral services. We serve Red Deer and the communities of Central Alberta. We provide age appropriate educational programs to children, youth and interested adult groups, as well as referrals and resources to those in need.
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.
Suicide Prevention Services of America
The mission of the Suicide Prevention Services of America is to open minds, save lives and restore hope through prevention, intervention and postvention, using education, advocacy and collaboration.