Suicide Awareness & Prevention
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)Provides free and confidential emotional support to friends, families, and people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Calls are routed to the nearest crisis center in a national network of crisis centers that provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night. Downloadable wallet cards in English and Spanish with the toll-free number, suicide warning signs, and other materials for coping and caring for loved ones are available at www.samhsa.gov.
Crisis TEXT Line 741741Provides a free and confidential 24 hours a day, 7 days a week support for people in crisis. Text “Begin” to 741741.
Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255, press 1, or Text to 838255
Free online resources:
https://www.wristband.com/content/suicide-awareness-and-prevention/https://www.courageouskidseugene.org Courageous Kids is a grief support program for youth (1st-12th grades), and their families who have experienced the death of a loved one. Since 1995, over 4000 peoplehave participated in Courageous Kids’ weekly support groups, theater troupes, and summer camps.