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Depression & Suicide Prevention

Please remember, you ARE loved!! You matter!! Even though you may feel alone, you are not alone.  There are so many, many people who care about you!!  Please never, ever give up.  Reach out for help as often as you need to. You are important. You are so needed in this world. Crisis Hotlines

  • National (U.S.) Hopeline Network -24 Hour service in the U.S. – 800-784-2433
  • National (U.S.) Suicide Prevention Lifeline -24 Hour service in the U.S.  -800-273-TALK (8255)
  • The Trevor Project Lifeline -Support for LGBTQ youth 866-488-7386
  • National (U.S.) Hotline 800-USA-KIDS (800-872-5437) for youth dealing with abuse, cutting, anorexia, bulimia, suicidal thoughts and/or other issues
  • http://befrienders.org –  Helplines around the world
  • http://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres contains crisis lines for countries around the world

Suicide and depression

http://www.metanoia.org/suicide – If You Are Thinking About Suicide… Read This First

http://befrienders.org –resources for worldwide suicide prevention, depression and other issues

http://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres -suicide prevention helplines and resources for around the world

http://www.hopeline.com/ -suicide crisis hotline 800-suicide (800-784-2433) and crisis chatline (on website)

http://www.helpguide.org/mental/suicide_help.htm – resources and info for those dealing with mental, emotional or physical health related issues

http://www.afsp.org/ -suicide prevention resources and info

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org   -suicide prevention hotline 800-274-Talk (800- 274- 8255)  and chat line (on website)

http://www.realwarriors.net/active/treatment/suicidesigns.php -resources for those in the military

http://www.save.org/ – depression and suicide info and resources

http://www.suicidology.org/web/guest/home -info and resources for suicide prevention

http://us.reachout.com/  – Help for getting through tough times. Has helpline too (800-448-3000)

http://www.crisislink.org/   – info and resources for suicide prevention and other life challenges

http://www.halfofus.com/  -resources, info and support for youth dealing with depression and other issues

http://www.121help.me/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1&Itemid=159counselors available for youth

http://www.youarenotalonenetwork.org – support, info and resources for depression and many issues

http://www.justiceforallrevolution.com -support and resources for youth

http://www.feelingblue.org/resources#yspr –list of many resources and info

http://actionallianceforsuicideprevention.org/  -info and resources for suicide prevention

http://www.ruokday.com/resources-for-you -info and resources for suicide prevention

http://www.thursdayschild.org/hframe_index.htm -hotline for youth 800-USA-KIDS (800-872-5437)

http://training.sprc.org/-online training for suicide prevention

http://www.sprc.org/ -resources and info for suicide prevention

http://www.yellowribbon.org/ -info and program for suicide prevention


Instructions for a Bad Day by Shane Koyczan