SUPPORT & HELP
Help is available 24/7 nationwide. If you are in crisis or know someone who is, reach out immediately to the following for help:
1-800-273-8255 | National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Lifeline is FREE, confidential, and always available. HELP a loved one, a friend, or yourself. #BeThe1To is the Lifeline’s campaign to spread the word about actions we can all take to prevent suicide. Check out these five action steps for communicating with someone who may be suicidal are supported by evidence in the field of suicide prevention.
1-866-488-7386 |The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ youth.
This public-private partnership to help guide the implementation of the goals and objectives National Strategy for Suicide Prevention - a 2012 report co-authored by the Office of the Surgeon General intended to guide suicide prevention actions in the United States over ten years.
This voluntary health organization gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education, and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the United States.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, SPRC provides technical assistance, training, and materials to increase the knowledge and expertise of suicide prevention practitioners and other professionals serving people at risk for suicide.
The (NAMI-NYC Metro) is a grassroots organization that provides support, education, and advocacy for families and individuals of all ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds who live with mental illness.
This group of organizations promotes the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it.
Learn more about safe disposal of medication.
Poison centers offer free, confidential, expert medical advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
This organization addresses mental health needs in New York City and across the nation through service, advocacy, and education.
Launched by First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, this campaign is using a public health approach to change the way people think about mental health, and the way City government and its many partners provide care.