We have put together resources that raise awareness of risk factors, support, and care options. If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, help is available. In a life-threatening situation, call 911 immediately.
Read about suicide risk factors, how to get help, and resources for friends and families.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Find support for yourself or those who may be at risk for suicide, (if you are worried about someone, are someone who survived an attempt, are having thoughts of suicide or someone who lost someone to suicide).
Healing Conversations: Personal Support for Suicide Loss
Healing Conversations gives survivors of suicide loss the opportunity to speak with volunteers, who are themselves loss survivors.
Helping Your Loved One Who is Suicidal: A Guide for Family and Friends
A SAMHSA guide to help families who have a loved one who is suicidal or has made a suicide attempt. The guide provides information on understanding suicide, warning signs and action steps to take, and how to prevent future attempts and keep your loved one safe.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Suicide Prevention
Shared resources and stories to reach out to those affected by suicide, raise awareness, and connect individuals with suicidal ideation to treatment services.
Prevent Suicide PA
Includes online learning, Pennsylvania's statewide suicide prevention plan, warning signs and risk factors, and resources for parents and caregivers, survivors, schools, colleges and universities, LGBTQ, health care providers, military, and first responders.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Get Help
If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States. The Lifeline is available for everyone, is free, and confidential.
September 2022 Suicide Prevention Guide
This guide has a range of suicide prevention resources and strategies for individuals, families, organizations, and communities that can be used during Suicide Prevention Month and throughout the year.
Zero Suicide: Help Save a Life
Tip sheet about the warning signs for suicide and ways to help.
Zero Suicide: Stop the Stigma
Tip sheet about how stigma affects mental health, getting treatment, and how we talk about suicide.
Zero Suicide: Suicide is a Public Health Crisis
Tip sheet about suicide, a local and national public health concern, and suicide prevention resources.