Support Resources

Experiencing an emergency?

Considering suicide?

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273.TALK (8255)
Why should I call?
Who should call?
Veterans Crisis Hotline: 1.800.273-8255, option 1
The Trevor Project: 1.866.488.7386
The Trevor Projects is a 24-hour free and confidential crisis and suicide prevention helpline specifically for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or questioning youth.
KUTO Kids Under 21: 1.888.644.5886
This is a suicide prevention organization promoting a program for Kids under 21 with a strong emphasis on peer education and support.

Free Depression Screening Kit


2012 National Strategy On Suicide Prevention

Alcoholism

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273.TALK (8255

Sober24 – People helping people in recovery since 2000
Get Help Now: 866-220-3089

Alcoholics Anonymous

Too Smart to Start – a website dedicated to helping youth, families, educators, and communities prevent underage alcohol use and its related problems.

Stop Underage Drinking – a comprehensive portal of federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue.

Drug Addition Help

Addiction Center – a free web guide that connects addicts and their families with the help they need to reassemble their lives.

Family Resources

National Alliance On Mental Illness (NAMI)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The Balanced Mind Foundation: Family resources for our kids with mood disorders

National Federation of Families For Childrens’ Mental Health: Children and youth with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges and their families obtain needed support and services through a family and youth driven approach.

Active Minds: Changing the conversation about mental health

For Professionals

Mental Health First Aid – Mental Health First Aid is an in-person training that teaches you how to help persons developing a mental illness or in a crisis.

Find Youth Info – a website that provides information on the elements of effective prevention programs, the core components of evidence-based prevention programs, and a program directory of up-to-date information for effective programs that address risk and protective factors related to substance abuse.

National Registry of Effective Programs and Practices – a searchable online registry of interventions supporting substance abuse prevention and mental health promotion.

National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) – a primary source of information on the prevalence, patterns, and consequences of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drug use and abuse in the general U.S. civilian non-institutionalized population, age 12 and older.