Resource Organizations

There is plenty of help out there for those looking for Mental Health support. We have scoured the web for some of the top providers of Suicide prevention resources and information. Below are links to their websites and blogs.

The guides, toolkits and resources on this page and throughout this site represent a compilation of suicide prevention resources from various sources across the Globe as noted. When clicking 3rd party links, you will be redirected to websites not affiliated but has our underlying support at The LifeLine Canada Foundation.

Canadian Resource Organizations

Kids Help Phone offers anonymous, confidential, non judgemental, free 24/7 phone counselling and web counselling for ages 20 and under throughout Canada.

Canadian Mental Health Association promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness.

CASP is an informational association to reduce the suicide rate in Canada and to minimize the consequences of suicidal behaviour.

Offer many different types of resources, from infographics to in-depth editorial articles.

BC’s Information Source for Children, Youth & Families

SPRC’s goals are to reduce suicide, suicidal behaviour, and their effects, by promoting positive alternatives and healthy coping skills.

Klinic is an accredited crisis centre in Manitoba with the American Association of Suicidology and a member of the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention and the Canadian Distress Line Network.

Mental health problems and illnesses affect more people in Canada than some of the major physical disorders. Together, we accelerate change to transform Canada’s mental health system.

The Ontario Association for Suicide Prevention has amalgamated with the Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council to support a new Ontario Suicide Prevention Roundtable. They will continue to provide a touchstone for individuals, families and communities supporting suicide prevention.

Resource Organizations in the USA

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

AFSP is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education, and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.

CMHS, of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration maintains a mental health services locator, which you can use to help find services, facilities and resources in your state.

Everyone experiences stress, sadness and anxiety from time to time—it’s part of life. But if you are feeling overwhelmed, depressed, or unable to do the things you once enjoyed, it may be time to assess your emotional health. If you are concerned about yourself or someone you love, take a few minutes to complete an anonymous self-assessment. For college students, military and their families and the public.

DBSA is the leading patient-directed organization in the United States focusing on depression and bipolar disorder. They operate a toll-free referral line 1-800-826-3632 and have a grassroots network of more than 1,000 patient-run support groups across the country.

Promoting student mental health. Expert advice and school resources for understanding disorders and getting help.

NAMI, a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, family and friends of people with mental illnesses, has information on mental illnesses, programs, support groups, medication and treatment, and more. There are more than a thousand local affiliates in 50 states.

SPRC promotes the implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention and enhances the nation’s mental health infrastructure by providing states, government agencies, private organizations, colleges and universities, and suicide survivor and mental health consumer groups with access to the science and experience that can support their efforts to develop programs, implement interventions, and promote policies to prevent suicide.

Worldwide Resource Organizations

The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) is dedicated to: preventing suicidal behaviour, alleviating its effects, and providing a forum for academics, mental health professionals, crisis workers, volunteers and suicide survivors.

Our goal is to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Working through offices in more than 150 countries, WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people.

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