The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. The Lifeline is comprised of a national network of over 150 local crisis centers, combining custom local care and resources with national standards and best practices.
Self-Injury Outreach & Support is an international outreach organization providing current information and helpful resources about self-injury to individuals who self-injure, those who have recovered, as well as their caregivers and families, friends, teachers, and the health professionals who work with them.
Samaritans USA provides immediate and ongoing emotional support to those who are in crisis or have lost a loved one to suicide. They teach lay and professional caregivers and service providers the most effective methods to prevent suicide. They also educate caregivers, service providers, academics, those in government, industry and the general public about the public health problem posed by suicide and the best means to prevent it.
Befrienders’ mission is to be a principal resource in emotional support and to share research which can lead to innovative service practices, delivered by volunteers. They value giving a person the opportunity to explore feelings that can cause distress and the importance of being listened to, in confidence, anonymously, and without prejudice.