Information about suicide, prevention, and coping with loss is available in many locations on the web. We try to maintain a comprehensive list. To submit a link, or if you have problems with one of the links here, email us or call our Business Office at 617-536-2460.

Additional Information & Support

American Association of Suicidology
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Contact USA
Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention
Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Suicide Prevention Program
Massachusetts 211 Help
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Riverside Trauma Center
Screening for Mental Health
Screening for Mental Health Online Screening
Student Suicide & Depression Guidebook

Geographic Resources

International:

Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Befrienders Worldwide

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention

International Association for Suicide Prevention

Samaritans of Hong Kong

Samaritans UK

United States:

Samaritans of New York

Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands

Samaritans of Merrimack Valley, MA

Samaritans of Bristol County, MA

Samaritans of Providence, RI

Samaritans of Keene, NH

Survivors of Suicide

Living With Suicide

Sibling Survivors

The Dougy Center – Help for Kids

Research

Centers for Disease Control Suicide Prevention Facts and Resources

American Association of Suicidology

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Prevention & Activism

Affordable Colleges Online

American Association of Suicidology

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

BestColleges.com

Centers for Disease Control Suicide Prevention Facts and Resources

Families for Depression Awareness

HelpPRO Suicide Prevention Resources Finder

Man Therapy

Mass Men

National Alliance on Mental Illness

North Central Massachusetts Community Resources Finder 

Regional Center for Poison Control and Prevention

StartYourRecovery.org

Suicide AwarenessVoices of Education (SAVE)

Words Can Work

Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual & Transgender Support & Resources

Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual and Transgendered people are at an increased risk of suicide. Two brochures are now available addressing the issue of transgender suicide. These may be downloaded via the links below, or copies may be obtained from the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition office. For more information and assistance, please also contact:

Fenway Community Health

Guide to College for LGBTQ Students

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition

Preventing Transgender Suicide: An Intro for Providers Brochure (PDF File)

Saving Our Lives: Transgender Suicide Myths, Reality & Help Brochure (PDF file)

Teen & Parent Resources

Samaritans undertook an initiative to work with local and national Parent Teacher Organizations to include the following resource guides in school planners and on websites. For more information and assistance, please contact Lauren Gablinske.

View “It Ain’t Easy Being Teen” – local MA version

View “It Ain’t Easy Being Teen” – national version

View “A Parent’s Guide to Teen Pressure”

The Top Mental Health Challenges Facing Students