Find resources related to suicide, suicide prevention and suicide postvention for you and your community or organization from nationally recognized sources.
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Call 1 (800) 273-TALK (8255) to be connected to a suicide and crisis center in your area.
On the Phone
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is the only national suicide prevention and intervention telephone resource funded by the Federal Government. Its mission is to provide immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a 24-hour, toll-free telephone number-1-800-273-TALK (8255).
- Call the local crisis center listed in the first few pages of your local phone directory.
- Call 911 and ask for the mental health crisis team of your local law enforcement agency.
- Call or go to the nearest hospital emergency room in your area.
- Call one of the Texas crisis centers listed in the Appendices section of this toolkit.
- Call your doctor or other health care provider for a referral to someone who provides suicide prevention and intervention services.
On the Web
The Texas Council of Community MHMR Centers has a list of Texas crisis lines supported by local mental health authorities on a county by county basis.
- The Texas Department of State Health Services, Community Mental Health Services division maintains an easy to use listing of local mental health authorities and their 24/7 crisis lines. You are able to search by county, city or zip code to find the one nearest you.
- An international, multilingual, 24-hour confidential service operated by the Samaritans.
- A Web-based listing of Texas crisis hotlines with links to other resources.
HelpPRO Therapist Finder
HelpPRO’s database contains detailed information on thousands of mental health professionals across the country. Click here to access this database
You have made the right choice to look for help. We hope you will contact someone right away.
Additional Resources (External)
- National- After a Suicide: Toolkit for Schools: http://www.sprc.org/library/AfteraSuicideToolkitforSchools.pdf
- Copy of American Association of Suicidology Guidelines for Schools: www.suicidology.org
- Early Warning Data System Tool, SEDL: http://txcc.sedl.org/resources/search/search_rscs.php?action=show_title&resource_ID=693
- School Suicide Prevention Accreditation, American Association of Suicidology: http://SPRC.ORG/sites/sprc.org/files/bpr/School%20Suicide%20Prevention%20Accreditation%20Program%20BPR%20fact%20sheet%2010-1-10.pdf
- Youth Suicide Prevention – School based Guide 2012 Update, University of South Florida: http://theguide.fmhi.usf.edu
- Suicide Prevention Resource Center Resources: The Role of High School Mental Health Providers in Preventing Suicide
- The Role of High School Teachers in Preventing Suicide
- Addiction and Mental Health Resourcehttp://www.morningsiderecovery.com/educational-resources/mental-health-and-suicide-prevention-resources/
This page contains a variety of information resources related to suicide prevention for your convenience. Listing here does not imply endorsement by Mental Health America of Texas, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration or the Texas Department of State Health Services.