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US and Canada Suicide Prevention Resources


The National Suicide Prevention Lifelines (NSPL)

This 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.

Crisis Chat

Online chat is available at Crisis Chat.

The National Suicide Crisis Center Locator

This site allows you to search by zip code or state to find one of the 150 Suicide Crisis Centers in the US.


1-800-442-HOPE  / (800)442-4673

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The AFSP has local chapters.

New Hope Christian crisis phoneline

714-NEW-HOPE (639-4673). Does not encourage calls on another’s behalf.

Spanish Language

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

Veterans Crisis Line
Phone 1-800-273-8255, press 1; text to 838255; or live chat via the site.


Please add +1 before the numbers to call from long distance or internationally.

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP)

List of local crisis centers who you can call.


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