Emergency Resources

If you, or someone you know is in crisis, please contact one of these resources immediately.

If you are in crisis please call the 24-Hour Regional Crisis Line at 1-877-266-1818, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 
1-800-273-8255 or chat here.

CRISIS LINES

24-Hour Regional Crisis Line

(Frontier Behavioral Health)

1-877-266-1818

www.fbhwa.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org (online chatting available)

IMAlive (National)

1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

www.hopeline.com (online chatting available)

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ Focus)

1-866-488-7386

www.thetrevorproject.org (online chatting and texting available, limited hours)

Vets4Warriors

855-838-8255

www.vets4warriors.com

Crisis Text Line 741-741

Teen Link  -866TEENLINK (866-833-6546)

Home - Teen Link

Speak, text, or chat with a teen crisis specialist between 6pm-10pm

APPS

 

A friend Asks (Android, IOS)

MY3 (Android, IOS)

ASK & Prevent Suicide (Android, IOS)

HELP Prevent Suicide (Android, IOS)

Stay Alive (Android, IOS)

Operation Reach Out (IOS)

How to Help Someone Survive a Suicide Crisis (Android)

For a review of these and other helpful suicide prevention Apps visit:

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/suicide-prevention-apps,review-2397.html

WEBSITES

www.nowmattersnow.org

Developed by those with lived experience (those who have struggled with thoughts of suicide or attempted and how they got through it and are healthy now) with tips and tricks on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), a therapy technique that research shows can help those with depression, anxiety and thoughts of suicide.

http://greatist.com/grow/resources-when-you-can-not-afford-therapy

An online resource for options when therapy is not affordable or cannot be attended as frequently as needed.

www.afsp.org

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  Good resources for survivors of loss, attempt survivors, loved ones of attempt survivors, best practice registry, resources for gaining a basic understanding of suicide.

www.qprinstitute.com

Question Persuade Refer, has various online trainings to meet almost any population including Washington State professional requirements

www.samhsa.gov

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, our federal program for mental health and substance abuse.  “A Journey Toward Health and Hope” for attempt survivors can be found here along with various other materials for FREE or low cost.

www.sprc.org

Suicide Prevention Resource Center. Webinars, newsletter, short videos, and other information on suicide prevention.

www.smilelifework.org

Students Mastering Important Lifeskills Education, a program that promotes resilience and civility.  They have a useful grieving resource available for download.

www.intheforefront.org

Suicide prevention non-profit out of the University of Washington School of Social Work.  They have programs for the recently bereaved, training, and are active in policy and legislation.

www.suicidology.org

American Association of Suicidology. A national non-profit dedicated to understanding suicide through research and training. 

www.spokanecares.org

A community resource website (OR call 211).

OTHER RESOURCES

 

 

What to look for and how to help someone who maybe having thoughts of suicide:

Help Someone Else: Lifeline (www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org)

A resource from the Suicide Prevention Lifeline on how to help someone else in crisis.

How the 5 Steps Can Help Someone Who is Suicidal

An article from the website BeThe1To that provides five action steps for communicating with someone who may be suicidal.

 

Materials for those with thoughts of suicide or for after an attempt:

A Journey Toward Health and Hope: Your Handbook for Recovery After a Suicide Attempt

A resource guide from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

A Guide for Taking Care of Yourself After Your Treatment in the Emergency Department

A resource guide from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

What to Do if You Have and Overwhelming Urge to Kill Yourself (www.nowmattersnow.org)

A quick reference graphic on what to do if you are in immediate crisis.

Materials for loved ones supporting someone with thoughts of suicide after an attempt:

 

Emotional Fire Safety Plan (www.nowmattersnow.org)
A safety plan to for those at risk of a crisis, approaching a crisis, and in crisis.

A Guide for Taking Care of Your Family Member After Treatment in the Emergency Department

A resource guide from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Guiding Their Way Back (Beyond Blue)

A resource for people who are supporting someone after a suicide attempt.

Materials for after the death of a loved one by suicide:

 

Explaining Suicide to Children and Young People (www.skylight.org)

A resource for how to talk to children and young people after the death of a loved one by suicide.

 

Helping Young Loss Survivors

An informational flipbook on how to help young loss survivors.

 

I've Lost Someone (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)
An online resource for those who have lost a loved one to suicide.

Grief After Suicide (www.save.org)
A resource for those grieving after losing a loved one to suicide.

A Handbook for Survivors of Suicide (American Association of Suicidology)

An eBook for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. 

509-475-7334

P.O. Box 28955 Spokane, WA 99228

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