Chat Lines An Online Crisis Network
The first online network with 100% of its volunteers trained and certified in crisis intervention. IMAlive Chatline If you are in crisis or considering suicide, please click the Chat Now button on imalive.org's site to talk with one of their volunteers. If you or someone you know is currently in danger, please dial 911 immediately.
Suicide Stop Chatline -Online chatting is a good and free way to get help without having to talk to someone face to face or over the phone. You can feel safe to tell it all to trained listeners behind the safety of your computer or mobile device. If you are worried about someone finding out your identity online, there are Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) that hide your online identity and allow you chat safely. Every day many people opt to use VPNs to browse online anonymously (even on public wifi) and to legally gain access to blocked sites. They are generally very user friendly and the sign up process is usually quite quick.
Read More Suicide Stop International Help Centre – Hotlines, Chats, Emergency Numbers, Online Therapy Resources and more
Lifeline Crisis Chatline – Lifeline Crisis Chat is a service of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in partnership with CONTACT USA. [To learn more about this partnership click here]. It is the first service of its kind where crisis centers across the United States have joined together to form one national chat network that can provide online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services. All crisis centers that participate in the Lifeline Crisis Chat program are members of the Lifeline phone network and are required to be accredited by CONTACT USA in the area of online emotional support.
Suicide Prevention Chatline – Chat User Guidelines:
If you are in a life-threatening crisis, please call 911. We are an emergency service. It is a felony to play pranks on or to interfere with an emergency service. We will make every effort to identify and prosecute violators. You will be asked to fill out a registration form before connecting with a chat counsellor. Most of the fields are optional. The information is used for research or funding purposes. Please use respectful language. Any visitor who is abusive, manipulative or sexually inappropriate will be given one warning and then blocked from our service. Please focus on the chat while you are online so we can help as many people as possible. You can always speak to a crisis counselor over the phone if you prefer.
Please use the following numbers:
If you are in Southern California, call our crisis line directly at 877-727-4747.
If you are outside the area, call the national Lifeline network at 800-273-TALK (8255)
Lifeline Crisis Chatline – Lifeline Crisis Chat is a service of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in partnersip with CONTACT USA. It is the first service of its kind where crisis centers across the United States have joined together to form one national chat network that can provide online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services. The chat specialists are here to listen and support you through whatever difficult times you may be facing.
Lifeline Crisis Chat is available in the United States and its territories. If you are visiting from outside the US, please check out Unsuicide for a list of online options for help around the world. You are also welcome to visit our library, screening tools, and resources, no matter where you live.
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Website for everyone 16 or older—regardless of prior experience—who wants to be able to provide suicide first aid. Shown by major studies to significantly reduce suicidality, the ASIST model teaches effective intervention skills while helping to build suicide prevention networks in the community.
Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention Website We are the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, its Executive and Board, its members, friends, and supporters. We are Canadians who want to reduce suicide and its impact in Canada. We want to end the silence. We want to ease the suffering, to heal our communities and our neighbours, as we have healed ourselves. We are survivors of loss. Among us, we have lost children, parents, family member, neighbours, friends, patients. We want to end the silence and prevent others from experiencing such loss.
Centre for suicide prevention www.suicideinfo.ca A branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, CSP is an education centre with the largest English language library dedicated to the collection and dissemination of suicide prevention, intervention and postvention resources.
Our services include: an active Twitter feed, training workshops, online courses, webinars, literature scans and reviews, library database access, lending library and knowledge translation publications. We serve caregivers, survivors, researchers, professionals and community members across Canada and around the world.
First Responders Trauma Intervention and Suicide Prevention Website
Suicide from the Canadian Mental Health Association Website Experts in the field suggest that a suicidal person is feeling so much pain that they can see no other option. They feel that they are a burden to others, and in desperation see death as a way to escape their overwhelming pain and anguish. The suicidal state of mind has been described as constricted, filled with a sense of self-hatred, rejection, and hopelessness. In this website, you will find information and resources to aid in the understanding and prevention of suicide.
Suicide from the Canadian Association of Mental Health Website Why do people turn to suicide?
Most often, people turn to suicide when they have lost hope and feel helpless. They want their pain to end, and they may see no other way out. Suicide can also be an impulsive act that follows the use of substances. In some cases, people with psychotic illnesses such as schizophrenia may hear voices that tell them to harm themselves. Suicide can be prevented. Most people who die by suicide have shown warning signs that they were thinking of killing themselves. If you are feeling suicidal, help is available. Many causes of suicidal thinking can be recognized and treated.
Suicide Prevention Guide for First Responders Website – The World Health Organization created a guide for first responders on how to prevent and intervene in suicide and how to recognize suicide risk factors.
Reason To Live Website – Provides information on suicide, how to cope with suicidal thoughts, as well as how to support a loved one that may be suicidal or who has lost someone to suicide. (Website)
SuicidePreventionWebinair Mental Health Commission of Canada About the webinar series:MHCC recognizes the importance of talking about how we can all work together to reduce the number of deaths by suicide in Canada. In an effort to share knowledge, resources, and lessons learned, the Commission invites you to participate in a new webinar series, focused on suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention.
The webinar series will take place at 1 pm EST, on the second Tuesday of each month. They are hosted by people with lived experience, researchers, and service providers: experts who are dedicated to saving lives and preventing deaths by suicide. Participants will also have the opportunity to engage in conversation with the presenter or share their thoughts through Collaborative Spaces.
For more information, please visit the MHCC website or join the conversation on social media: #MHspaces and #suicideprevention Suicide prevention is possible.
Care of police suicide survivors www.copss.info
American Association of Suicidolgy www.suicidology.org
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention www.afsp.org
National Mental Health Association www.nmha.org
Officer Suicide Prevention for the State of Colorado www.cdphe.state.co.us
Suicide Prevention Action Network www.spanusa.org
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education www.save.org
Suicide Prevention Resource Centre www.sprc.org
“I think there is a special place in heaven for those officers who have died by suicide.
A place close to God’s heart and under his arm. A place to heal their in hearts and souls and to rest a while from the tragedy and sorrow they endured.
And I truly think they are in heaven with full honors and respect and peace at last.
May they rest in God’s arms, they have earned it.”