Suicide Resources – US and Canada

USA

The National Suicide Prevention Lifelines (NSPL) is the central Suicide Prevention site in the US. Its mission is to provide immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free telephone number: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). They will also route you to one of the 150 Suicide Crisis centers in the US. Website

The National Suicide Crisis Center Locator allows you to search by zip code or state to find one of the 150 Suicide Crisis Centers in the US.

Other US Suicide Prevention Hotlines and Websites

Christian Suicide Support

Spanish Language

  • Red Nacional de Prevencin del Suicidio - Cuando usted llama al nmero 1-888-628-9454
  • Spanish speaking suicide hotline: 1-800-SUICIDA (784-2432)

Veterans

Chapters 

Teens and Children - Covenant House Nineline Tel: 800-999-9999

Other Crisis Hotlines

  • List of US Mental Health hotlines, for various disorders: http://www.mentalhealth.org/hotlines/
  • Self Injury – Tel: 1.800.DON’T.CUT (366-8288)
  • Suicide Hotline – Tel: 1.800.SUICIDE (784.2433)
  • Domestic Violence – Tel: 1.800.799.SAFE (7233)
  • The Gay & Lesbian National Hotline – Tel: 1-800-THE-GLNH
  • Rape Crisis – Tel: 1.800.656.HOPE (4673)
  • Child Abuse Tel: -1-800-4-A-CHILD begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 1-800-4-A-CHILD

CANADA

Please note:
Add +1 before the numbers to call from long distance or internationally

Suicide Prevention

Center for Suicide Prevention: Centre for Suicide Prevention
Suite 320, 1202 Centre Street S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 5A5
Phone: 403-245-3900 (free call)
Fax: 403-245-0299

Suicide Action Montreal
2345 est. rue Belanger
MONTREAL Quebec
H2G 1C9
Canada
Tel: (514) 723 4000

Useful numbers

Crisis Intervention Centre – Tel: 1-800-757-7766
Kids Help Phone – Tel: 1-800-668-6868
Parents Help Line – Tel: 1-888-603-9100
Sexual Assault Support & Crisis – Tel: 1-800-909-7007
S.O.S. Femmes – Tel: 1-800-387-8603

Location of Local Crisis Centers in Canada - http://www.suicideinfo.ca/csp/go.aspx?tabid=77

Greater Toronto Area numbers

The Distress Center: 416-408-4357
The Mobile Crisis Unit: 416-498-0043
The Mental Health Crisis Line: 416-929-5200
416-310-COPE (2673)

Manitoba area

Manitoba Suicide Line (24hr): 1-877-435-7170
Crisis Line (24hr): 1-888-322-
Teen Touch (24hr): 1-204-783-1116
Kids Help Phone (24hr): 1-800-668-6868

Mood Disorder Association of Manitoba (MDAM) -This is not a 24 hr line but they will help you find support groups, therapists, pdocs, mental health workers or outpatient programs – 1-204-786-0987

Canadian Suicide Associations 

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