Suicide Prevention Resources
This resource list of suicide prevention organizations includes many educational online resources to learn about preventing suicide, as well as local suicide prevention events.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's nationwide initiative to reduce the annual rate of suicide in the US 20 percent by 2025. Includes infographics and videos with experts on key areas for suicide prevention: firearms, healthcare systems, emergency departments, and corrections systems.
suicide prevention, education
CENTRE FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION: SAFETY PLANS
The Safety Plans to Prevent Suicide Toolkit is available in free online and PDF formats, with hard copies available for purchase. This toolkit will show you what a safety plan is and how to create one together with an individual who may be considering suicide, but is not in immediate crisis. It will illustrate how safety plans work and why they are one of the best tools to help mitigate future suicidal behaviours.
The Centre for Suicide Prevention is an education centre, a centre of excellence, based in Calgary, Alberta in Canada. They educate online, in print, and interactively with a library of over 45,000 suicide-specific items, the largest English-language collection of its kind.
suicide prevention, safety plan
AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION (AFSP)
Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education, and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.
suicide prevention, organization
MASSACHUSETTS COALITION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION (MCSP)
The MCSP’s mission is to prevent suicide through statewide collaboration and advocacy. The goals of the coalition are to support and develop effective suicide prevention initatives through leadership and advocacy, promote collaboration among organizations, develop and recommend policy, and promote research and development.
suicide prevention, statewide, advocacy
SUICIDE PREVENTION RESOURCE CENTER (SPRC)
SPRC advances suicide prevention infrastructure and capacity building through: Consultation, training, and resources to enhance suicide prevention efforts in states, Native settings, colleges and universities, health systems and other settings, and organizations that serve populations at risk for suicide.
suicide prevention, national, resources
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SUICIDOLOGY (AAS): TOOLKITS
AAS's mission is to promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it, through research, scholarly publication, and public education.
suicide prevention, toolkits, education