Wednesday, October 26, 2011


Suicide Resources

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273- TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Glendon Association
Saving lives and enhancing mental health by addressing the social problems of suicide.

Joining Forces
Responding to the health care needs of returning military, to assist in understanding what returning veteran and their family members have experienced.

Lifeline Gallery: Stories of Hope and Recovery
A safe space for survivors of suicide, suicide attempt survivors, those who struggled with suicidal thoughts and those in the suicide prevention field to share their stories of hope and recovery.

Stories That Heal
African-American suicide prevention public awareness campaign.

We Can Help Us
Teen suicide prevention public awareness campaign.

American Association of Suicidology

The Jed Foundation
College-aged and campus information

The Link Counseling Ceter
Grief, support, education and counseling for families.

National Organization of People of Color Against Suicide
Community-based suicide prevention for minority communities.

Suicide & Bullying Resources

The Trevor Project
24 hour, national crisis and suicide prevention lifeline for gay and questioning teens.
1-866-4-U-Trevor (1-866-488-7386)

Bullying Resources

The National Center for Bullying Prevention
Promoting awareness and teaching effective ways to respond to bullying.

STOMP Out Bullying
Reducing bullying and cyberbulling.

The Matthew Shepard Foundation
Matthew’s Place, an online community and resource center for LGBTQ youth.

Working to eradicate bullying and bias in schools.

The Human Rights Campaign’s Welcome Schools Guide
An approach to addressing family diversity, gender stereotyping, and name-calling in K-5th grades. Great tool for educators and parents!

Claim Your Rights
A resource for students, parents, and teachers to report bullying, particularly in schools.

GLBTQ Online High School
A safe place to complete a high school education and diploma from anywhere you have internet access.

Oddly enough, Cartoon Network has a neat little website with tips and information regarding anti-bullying. You can check it out here:

And for more Canadian readers (do I have some out there?); the LGBT Youth Line is a toll-free Ontario-wide peer-support phone line for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people in Ontario, Canada. The Youth Line provides online peer-support through phone, email and text messaging!

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