RESOURCES-Suicide Thoughts/Ideation Support

The following is a list of local and national organizations that are available to assist with suicide prevention.  Some of these organizations have a local presence in the community as well as all of them having a strong on-line presence.

If you need assistance in locating a suicide prevention resource in your local area that you do not see on this list or if you would like to make a recommendation to add an organization to this list, please send an email to so that we may assist you.

American Association of Suicidology - National

American Association of Suicidolody (AAS) is a membership organization for all those involved in suicide prevention and intervention, or touched by suicide.  AAS is a leader in the advancement of scientific and programmatic efforts in suicide prevention through research, education and training, the development of standards and resources, and survivor support services.
**American Association of Suicidology Website**

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention - National

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a leader in the fight against suicide.  AFSP funds research, creates educational programs, advocates for public policy, and supports survivors of suicide loss.  Headquartered in New York, AFSP has 67 local chapters with programs and events nationwide.
**American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Website**

Living Works - National

LivingWorks is the world’s leading provider of suicide intervention training.  or more that thirty years, LivingWorks has developed and delivered programs of the highest quality with the goal of saving lives from suicide.  Praised by the international community and supported by numerous studies, LivingWorks workshops help people become more willing, ready and able to intervene with someone at risk.
**Living Works Website**

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - National

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available yo anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.  By dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers.  The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.
**National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Website**

Survivors of Suicide Loss - San Diego

Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOSL), reaches out to support those who have been devastated and confused by the loss of a spouse, a child, a sibling, a relative or a friend to suicide.
**Survivors of Suicide Loss Website**

The Trevor Project - National

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ), community of young people ages 13-24.
**The Trevor Project Website**