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Youth Suicide Prevention

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Mental Health Services Locator
A facility locator that provides comprehensive information about mental health services and resources by State or U.S. Territory.

National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Public/private partnership that catalyzes planning, implementation, and accountability for updating and advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.

National Institute of Health

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention 2012: Goals and Objectives for Action
Provides a framework for preventing premature deaths due to suicide across the life span in the United States.

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Compendium of Federal Activities (PDF 198KB)
Provides a framework for preventing premature deaths due to suicide across the life span in the United States.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1 (800) 273-TALK (8255), a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools
Aims at reducing the risk of suicide among high school students by providing research-based guidelines and resources to assist school administrators, principals, mental health professionals, health educators, guidance counselors, nurses, student services coordinators, teachers and others identify teenagers at risk and take appropriate measures to provide help.

Studies and Statistics on Suicide
A list of reports and statistics on suicide administered by SAMHSA's Office of Applied Studies (OAS).

Suicide Prevention, Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies. Also, provides SAMHSA suicide grant and grantee meeting information.

Toolkit: Promoting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for Senior Living Communities 
Equips senior living staff with resources to promote mental health and prevent suicide and encourage active participation among residents.