Mental Health Resources

Suicide Prevention Resources

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States. Dedicated mental health professionals such as yourself are invaluable in the fight to decrease deaths by suicide in our communities by providing crucial mental health resources and guidance to those struggling. 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Crisis Resources

ACA Suicide Prevention Information, Statistics, and Crisis Lines

ISBE Illinois Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention LGBTQ Crisis and Support Resources

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention BIPOC Suicide Prevention Resources and Organizations

National Institutes of Health Maternal Mental Health Resources

Healthline Article and Resources - The Complete Guide to Mental Health Care for Men

While many of the above resources provide information for specific demographics, mental health crises and suicide can affect anyone. Therefore, it is crucial to recognize the most common signs and risk factors associated with suicide, not only for mental health professionals, but for everyone. Feel free to pass the following along to your friends: https://afsp.org/risk-factors-protective-factors-and-warning-signs



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