Surviving A Suicidal Crisis

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For immediate assistance

Other crisis hotlines.

The Mental Health Services Locator can provide information on mental health services and resources in your area.

Other Possible Personal Resources

  • Personal Physician or Nurse
  • School counselor, psychologist, social worker, or nurse
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Clergy
  • Family, Friends, and/or Co-workers

If you need help contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The Stop a Suicide Today website offers additional information that may be helpful, such as the Suicide Risk Questionnaire, a list of what not to do, and what to expect during the evaluation process.

In some instances those who are in danger of harming themselves refuse to seek help and it may become necessary to seek involuntary treatment.

If you are interested in learning about suicide prevention training please visit our training page.


News from the Missouri Suicide Prevention Project

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GET INVOLVED - Please see our list of things that you can do to help increase awareness and education about suicide prevention.

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CONTACT US - Email Suicide Prevention Project staff. Please note that this e-mail account is NOT monitored 24/7 and is NOT intended for use for crisis counseling. If you would like immediate help, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).