If you need immediate help, call 1-800-273-TALK.
General Resources & Links
Preventing suicide is everyone’s responsibility – Parents, Youth, Friends and Co-workers, Educators, Behavioral Health or Medical Health Professionals.
This website contains resources and links organized to help you find basic information quickly and more in-depth information at your leisure. On each page you will find a combination of website links, printed material, helpful tips and tools.
New “Suicide in America” Infographic
To show the enormous impact this public health problem has on individuals, families, workplaces, the healthcare system, and society, and to promote its prevention, the National Council created a new infographic, "Suicide in America."
NET Airs Program About Suicide Awareness and Prevention
"Ask A Question, Save A Life," a program recently aired on NET Television, discusses three groups of people at high risk for suicide: youth (suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people in Nebraska), the military and older adults. Click here to see the full video.
- For Those Under Age 25
- For Veterans and Veterans' Families
- For Schools and Professionals
- For Prevention Groups
For Emotional Support Groups
We welcome your suggestions (email) for additional resources, links, tips and tools that you have found useful. Please tell us about them and why you think they would be helpful to others.
I want to Start a Prevention GroupClick here to view some resources for starting a suicide preventiong group
- 2011-2015 Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Plan 2011-2015 Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Goals
Resources for Youth in Foster Care
Youth in foster care, or with a history of foster care placement, are at greater risk of suicidal behavior. A new resource from the national Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) provides guidance for foster parents on recognizing and responding to warning signs, getting professional help, enhancing mental health, and more.. Click here to learn more...
Means Restriction Resources for Emergency Departments and Families.
- PDF format brochure is available here.