Suicide Prevention Resources

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If you are in crisis, please call 9-1-1.

Or the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK.

 
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For anyone in crisis or with loved ones at risk of suicide:

  • Don't want to talk on the phone, try chatting online with a trained crisis counselor at Lifeline Crisis Chat.
  • Want to chat via text? Text HOME to 741741 any time to chat with a crisis counselor who will help you get the support you need.
  • Find out what resources the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has to offer you or your loved one.
  • If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you can contact the Lifeline via TTY by dialing 800-799-4889.
  • When in doubt, call or text (in some areas) 9-1-1.

Personalized resources are available for many groups including LGBTQ+ individuals, teens, and veterans and military service men and women. See the listings below:


Resources for LGBTQ individuals in crisis:

If you or your loved one are in crisis and a member of the LGBTQ+ community, and are looking for someone who may be more understanding, check out the resources created just for you:

  • The Trevor Project offers a number of resources for you including:
    • A 24/7 TrevorLifeline can be reached by calling 1-866-488-7386. Call them any time.
    • Talk with a crisis counselor online via TrevorChat. Available 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. mountain time daily.
    • Text TrevorText by sending TREVOR to 1-202-304-1200. Available 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. mountain time daily.
  • Trans Lifeline is available 24/7 for transgender people, staffed by transgender people. Call (877) 565-8860 any time for support.
  • OUTReach Resource Centers, a program of Ogden Pride, are available for LGBTQ+ teens in Northern Utah.
  • Reach out to the LGBT National Resource Center.
  • Looking to learn how to support your LGBT loved one? Check out the Family Acceptance Project or Encircle, a Utah-based LGBTQ+ Family and Youth Resource Center.
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Resources for teens:

Many suicide prevention resources exist especially for teens. Those include:

  • The Safe UT App provides 24/7 access to crisis counseling or tip reporting for youth in the state of Utah. Available on Android and iOS.
  • Don't hesitate to reach out to your school counselor. They can be a great help, and they have access to many resources to help you.
  • If your school has a HOPE Squad and you feel comfortable, reach out to one of them. They know who to talk to to get you the help you need.
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  • Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

Resources for veterans and military:

Our service members experience a number of unique and difficult situation while fighting for our country. Specialized resources for service members and veterans can provide a great deal of comfort and help for those in need. These include:

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Know of any other resources we should list? Feel free to contact us to let us know.