The following is a list of telephone hot lines and Internet sites that can provide immediate support and relief for anyone who is struggling with feelings of suicide.
1. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) SUICIDE - (800) 784-2433.
This nationwide suicide telephone hotline provides free 24-hour crisis counseling for people who are suicidal or who are suffering the pain of depression.
2. The Samaritans Suicide Hotline (212) 673-3000
or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. They will respond to your e-mail within 24 hours.
3. Covenant House Nineline (800) 999-9999 http://www.covenanthouse.org
This hotline provides crisis intervention, support and referrals for youth and adults in crisis, including those who are feeling depressed and suicidal.
4. Internet site: http://www.metanoia.org/suicide This is an excellent Web site which I visited when I was suicidal. I credit it with being one of the factors that prevented me from taking my life.
5. Internet site: http://www.save.org This is the Web site for SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education), whose mission is to educate others about suicide and to speak for suicide survivors. I also frequented this Internet site when I was suicidal and found it to be extremely helpful.
6. Internet site: http://www.preventsuicide.net This is a Web site that strives to help the victims and family members of suicide by providing information and resources. It serves in living memory of someone who took his life.
7. Your local crisis line: Virtually every city and county has a mental health crisis line that is open 24 hours a day. These provide immediate crisis counseling and may even offer to send one or people to directly meet with the person in crisis. You can call a local mental health clinic to obtain your local crisis line number.
Another option is to visit this web site. http://suicidehotlines.com
If you scroll down that web page, you will be able to look up the crisis lines that are available in your state.