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

Mental Health Services Locator – Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
1-800-273-TALK (8255) 1-800-SUICIDE
1-800-799-4TTY (4889)

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.

Suicide Watch – The Bright Side – Support & resources for coping …

Befrienders Worldwide – Emotional support by phone or email for people when they are suicidal. With 31,000 volunteers in almost 40 countries, the centers aim to alleviate misery, loneliness, despair and depression by listening to anyone who feels they have nowhere else to turn.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (USA) Aims to improve the lives of those with mood disorders. Has links to support groups across the USA.

Metanoia Talk to a Therapist Online – aims to break down barriers that keep people with problems from getting the help they need. Valuable information for those feeling suicidal or depressed, and links to resources and websites that may be of help.

The US National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) – Much useful information available from their publications, particularly depression.

Mental Health America Useful links to a number of resources to assist finding therapists and support groups.

SAMSHA – The US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It provides information about mental health via a toll-free telephone number, their website, and more than 600 publications.

Drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs

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