For More Information Visit These Websites
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AFSP is the leading not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education, and to reaching out to people with mood disorders and those impacted by suicide
Virginia Department of Health
The Virginia Department of Health website provides state specific information related to suicide in Virginia, as well as resources and supports available to residents.
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.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC is an online resource for credible information on health and mental health issues, as well as information on programs, research, and best practices.
American Association for Suicidology
AAS is a membership organization for all those involved in suicide prevention and intervention, or touched by suicide.
Take 5 To Save Lives
This is a suicide prevention Campaign by the National Alliance for Mental Illness. The website provides information about World Suicide Prevention Day, and concrete steps to prevent suicide.
SAMHSA’s National Helpline
SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.
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