Suicide Prevention

If you came to this site because you or someone you know are having suicidal thoughts or feelings, please call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) to reach the National Hope Line. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 (Talk).

Every day 2 people die by suicide in Missouri*

More Missourians die by suicide than by DWI, homicide or AIDS.

*(Source: Missouri Department of Mental Health & CDC)


Missouri Resources:

Department of Mental Health: Suicide Prevention

Department of Mental Health: Suicide Fact Sheet

Regional Suicide Resource Centers (Missouri)

National Resources:

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Suicide Prevention

American Association for Suicidology