Suicide Prevention

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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

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If you are thinking about suicide, are experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis, or are worried about a friend or loved one, reach out to the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline for free and confidential support by calling or texting 988, or chatting at

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Missouri Suicide Prevention Network

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The Missouri Suicide Prevention Network (MSPN) is an independent, non-partisan, voluntary group of individuals, organizations, and public and private agencies who lead statewide suicide prevention efforts. MSPN was created in 2018 to reduce suicide through increasing coordination of efforts and implementing best practices for suicide prevention statewide. It is dedicated to promoting local, regional, and statewide suicide prevention initiatives that follow a public health framework and focus on evidence-based data, collaboration, and active community engagement.

Learn more about MSPN.