Links for Suicide Support
American Association of SuicidologyA nonprofit organization dedicated to the understanding and prevention of
suicide. Its website is designed as a resource for those concerned with suicide,
including professionals, survivors, and people in crisis.
Befrienders InternationalWorldwide, 24 hour befriending services via telephone, e-mail, and regular mail
to those in emotional distress. The befrienders listen without being judgemental;
they do not provide advice.
Kids HelpSupport for children coping with suicide. English and French languages spoken.
1000 DeathsInformation and support for those who have survived a loved one who committed
The American Foundation for Suicide PreventionDedicated to advancing our knowledge of suicide and preventing suicide.
The Foundation supports research about suicide; provides information about
suicide and depression; promotes professional education for recognition and
treatment of depression and suicide; making the public aware of the magnitude of
the problems of suicide and depression; supporting programs for suicide survivor
treatment, research and education.
The Jason FoundationThe Jason Foundation, Inc. is a leader in teen suicide awareness and prevention.
The Jason Foundation provides free educational materials and programs to parents,
educators, and counselors.
The SamaritansSupport for those despairing, in crisis, or contemplating suicide.
518-689-4673 - U.S.
800-667-8089 - Canada
The Samaritans - Hong Kong24 hour confidential emotional support for those in despair or considering
suicide. English and
other languages are spoken.
The Samaritans – United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland24 hour confidential emotional support for those in despair or considering
08547 90 90 90 - UK
1850 60 90 90 – Ireland
Suicide Prevention ServicesDedicated to reducing and eliminating suicide and suicide attempts through
education, advocacy and collaboration
1-800-784-2433- National Crisis Help Line
630-482-9393- Fox Valley of Illinois
Survivors of SuicideSurvivors of Suicide, Inc. is a nonprofit, nonsectarian, self-help support group
for those who have lost a relative or friend through suicide. Suicide volunteers
provide information and support to assist in the grieving process.
Monthly Meetings held in the San Diego area
Publishes Quarterly Newsletter
Yellow Ribbon Program for the Prevention of Teen SuicideThe Yellow Ribbon program is based on the premise that suicide is not about
death, but about wanting to end pain, and that its OK to ask for help. Yellow
Ribbon cards are distributed and have simple directions on how to ask for help,
and also on how to respond to the suicidal person.
Youth Violence and Suicide Prevention