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Northwest Missouri State University

Online Resources

Half of Us
Resources on depression, dipolar disorder, suicide, eating disorders, anxiety, stress, cutting, and alcohol and other drugs.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has been at the forefront of a wide range of suicide prevention initiative. The AFSP invests in groundbreaking research, new educational campaigns, innovative demonstration projects and critical policy work. AFSP is expanding their assistance to people whose lives have been affected by suicide, reaching out to offer support and offering opportunities to become involved in prevention.

The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.

The Jed Foundation
The Jed Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization working to reduce the rate of suicide and the prevalence of emotional distress among college students.

To Write Love On Her Arms
To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Website
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Website - FOR VETERANS
The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has founded a national suicide prevention hotline to ensure veterans in emotional crisis have free, 24/7 access to trained counselors.

Suicide prevention, awareness, and support.

SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education)
SAVE was one of the nation's first organizations dedicated to the prevention of suicide. Today, it is one of today's leading national not-for-profit organizations with staff dedicated to prevent suicide. This site, along with its work, is based on the foundation and belief that suicide should no longer be considered a hidden or taboo topic and that through raising awareness and educating the public, we can SAVE lives.

Suicide And The Cost Of Life
Suicide, however, can be prevented. Everyone can learn to be an advocate to support themselves, a friend, family member, neighbor, or work associate to get the help they need by turning to suicide prevention resources.

Missouri Suicide Prevention Project
Created by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, this site provides information specific to the State of Missouri.

Ride the Arc
By way of a 5,000 mile bike ride through the U.S., Ride the Arc publicizes the need for equal rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) people; raise awareness about the high GLBT suicide rate; address faith-based barriers to full civil rights; and promote affirming places of refuge. Every mile of the ride will carry messages of hope, love, and inclusion that will save lives and move people closer to justice.