Member centers: There are member centers in Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Barbados, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China (Hong Kong), Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, France, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Kosovo UNMIK, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia & Montenegro, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, St. Vincent & Grenadines,Sweden, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Ukraine, United Kingdom (& ROI), USA and Zimbabwe.
The website has a locater, by country, and will provide contact information.
A nonprofit organization dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide. Their web 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.
American Association of Suicidology
4201 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
The Jason Foundation, Inc. is a nationally recognized leader in youth suicide awareness and prevention. They make a wide range of informative, educational materials and programs available to parents, teachers, youth workers and others who are concerned about the alarming statistics that link our country’s next generations and suicide.
116 Maple Row Blvd., Suite C
Hendersonville, TN 37075
Nationwide Toll Free: 1-888-881-2323
The Jed Foundation is a nonprofit public charity committed to reducing the youth suicide rate and improving the mental health support provided to college students nationwide. Our programs are making a difference in the lives of thousands of students and families as we move closer to finding preventions and evidence-based programs that most successfully teach those in need.
583 Broadway, Suite 8B
New York, NY 10012
The Lifekeeper Foundation was formed to promote suicide awareness, education, and prevention through art forms such as Lifekeeper Jewelry, Poetry, and the Lifekeeper National Memory Quilt project. In addition, the foundation develops other projects, and carries the message that suicide happens in good families and can happen to any of us.
The Link Counseling Center, a nonprofit community counseling center, has been a national resource for suicide prevention and survivors of suicide for over 20 years. The Link Counseling Center's National Resource Center For Suicide Prevention and Aftercare (The Link's NRC) is dedicated to reaching out to those affected by suicide and connecting them to the resources available.
The Link's National Resource Center
348 Mount Vernon Highway, NE
Atlanta, GA 30328
The National Center for Suicide Prevention Training (NCSPT) provides educational resources to help public officials, service providers, and community-based coalitions develop effective suicide prevention programs and policies. They also provide a series of free, online workshops on topics in suicide prevention.
55 Chapel Street
Newton, MA 02458-1060
phone number: 617/618-2418
National suicide prevention hotline answered 24 hours daily by certified member centers across the country. The Hopeline can reached by calling 1/800-SUICIDE (1/800/784-2433), or for Español 1/800-784-SUICIDA (1/800-784-3432).
National Hopeline Network
Kristin Brooks Hope Center
suicide hotline: 800/SUICIDE (800/784-2433)
Español: 877/SUICIDA (877/784-2432)
NOPCAS is a non profit organization founded by three African-American suicide survivors. Its goals are to bring suicide and depression awareness to minority communities that have historically been discounted from traditional awareness programs.
4715 Sargent Road, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20017
Toll Free Number: 866/899-5317 (voicemail and fax)
Main Number: 866/899-5317
The mission of P.O.L.I.C.E. Suicide Foundation is to provide suicide awareness and prevention training programs and support services that will meet the psychological and spiritual needs of emergency workers and their families.
The QPR Institute has made the electronic version of the book Suicide: the Forever Decision, for Those Thinking about Suicide and for those Who Know, Love and Counsel Them by Paul Quinnett, Ph.D. available asa free download. Instructions for the download are on our web site, including links to free enablingdownloadsoftware for those who need it.
Paul Quinnett, Ph.D.
Director, QPR Institute
P.O. Box 2867
Spokane, WA 99220
The Samaritans of New York is the local branch of the international humanitarian movement with over 400 branches in 32 countries. A non-religious, non-profit organization, Samaritans is devoted to helping those people who are in crisis and feeling suicidal through our volunteer-run programs that practice a communications-based response we call "befriending," which emphasizes listening to what a person in crisis is feeling and thinking without expressing personal judgments or opinions.
SIEC is a special library and resource center providing information on suicide and suicidal behavior. The Suicide Prevention Training Programs (SPTP) provide caregiver training in suicide intervention, awareness, bereavement, crisis management and related topics. Fees for literature searches and training. SIEC is located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
SPAN USA® promotes advocacy by raising awareness and creating political will to develop and fund a first-ever National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. Saving lives through suicide prevention is their goal. National organization that links the energy of those bereaved by suicide with the expertise of leaders in science, business, government and public service to achieve the goal of significantly reducing the national rate of suicide by the year 2010.
5034 Odins Way
Marietta, GA 30068
toll-free phone: 888/649-1366
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) supports suicide prevention with the best of science, skills and practice. The Center provides technical assistance, training, and informational materials to strengthen suicide prevention networks and advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. Funded through a cooperative agreement between the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) SPRC works in collaboration with ten partner organizations.
The Clinician Survivor Task Force, under the auspices of the American Association of Suicidology, will provide consultation, support and education to psychotherapists and other mental health professionals to assist them in understanding and responding to their personal/professional loss resulting from the suicide death of a patient/client.
CDC site that offers user-friendly access to national and state-level mortality data, national estimates of nonfatal injuries seen in the emergency department, and data from the National Violent Death Reporting System.
To provide tools that teens and youth will recognize and use to prevent suicide.
To establish awareness programs for suicide prevention.
To alert the public to the urgent need for a united effort to curb this devastating loss.
And to sponsor lectures, seminars, and programs about our program and other suicide prevention efforts.
Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program
P.O. Box 644
Westminster, CO 80036-0644
Our trained volunteer and paid staff improve the emotional well-being and safety of adults and children through readily available counseling, education, and information services. Headquarters provides services that are free, confidential, and availabe 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.