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)
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.

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.

Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

The Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) is the nation’s public-private partnership for suicide prevention. The Action Alliance works with more than 250 national partners to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. Current priority areas include: transforming health systems, transforming communities, and changing the conversation.

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!

Stop 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 additional organizations.

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.