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The guides, toolkits and resources 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.

Canada

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

Centre For Suicide Prevention Canada Offer many different types of resources, from infographics to in-depth editorial articles.

Partners for Mental Health Partners for Mental Health aims to improve mental health in Canada by mobilizing and engaging Canadians to drive fundamental changes.

The F.O.R.C.E. Society for Kids Mental Health The FORCE mandate is to support and empower families and work collaboratively with professionals and systems in understanding and meeting the mental health needs of families

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention CASP is an informational association to reduce the suicide rate in Canada and to minimize the consequences of suicidal behaviour.

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

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre  BC’s Information Source for Children, Youth & Families

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

Mental Health Commission of Canada 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.

Klinic Community Health 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.

United States

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.

Help Yourself. Help Others. Online Screening U.S. 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.

Student Mental Health Resources Promoting student mental health. Expert advice and school resources for understanding disorders and getting help.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (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. www.afsp.org

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (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. www.sprc.org

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (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.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (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.

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

Worldwide

International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) 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.n. IASP

World Health Organization 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. WHO