The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) The 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.
Crisis Text Line |
Crisis Text Line is the free, nationwide, 24/7 text line for people in crisis. The service is powered by volunteer Crisis Counselors who work remotely anywhere with a computer and secure internet connection. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. The Lifeline is comprised of a national network of over 160 local crisis centers, combining custom local care and resources with national standards and best practices. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC) launched the Lifeline on January 1, 2005.