Suicide (from Latin sui caedere, to kill oneself) is the act of intentionally ending one's own life; it is sometimes a noun for one who has committed, or attempted the act.
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Suicide: Read This First
Short page dealing with suicide, geared towards people considering killing themselves.
American Association of Suicidology
To understand and prevent suicide as a means of promoting human well-being.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Created to raise awareness, offer support, fund research and call for action in regard to advancing a national response to the problem of suicide.
Apocalypse Suicide Page
To provide support for those planning suicide, or those trying to help a suicidal person to live. Information on what to do and how to cope. Includes depression support forum.
A suicide referral website. Gateway to hundreds of suicide helplines and emotional first aid centers worldwide and on the Internet.
Centre for Suicide Prevention
Offers articles on suicidal behavior, and research materials. Affiliated with Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA).
Community for Hope Suicide Prevention and Support
Nonprofit organization supporting suicide prevention, intervention, and response. Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States.
eMedicine Health - Suicidal Thoughts
Information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of suicidal thought and ideation.
Suicide prevention through shared life experiences.
I Wish I Were Dead
Article about suicide intervention geared towards the mental health professional.
InfoSource: Gay/Bisexual Male Suicide Problems
Information related to gay and bisexual male suicide problems.
It's Up to Us
A site dedicated to suicide prevention awareness and reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. Contains information about how to recognize potential suicide risks, how to help family/friends, and how to seek help for yourself. Developed through the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency.
The Jason Foundation, Inc.
Provides information about youth suicide and offers free educational material for teachers and youth workers.
The Jed Foundation
A nonprofit organization committed to reducing the youth suicide rate and improving the mental health support provided to students by universities within the United States.
The Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation
Education and program support to help reduce depression-related teenage suicide.
Know the Signs - Suicide Is Preventable
Although the warning signs of suicide can be subtle, they are there. By recognizing these signs, knowing how to start a conversation and where to turn for help, you have the power to make a difference – the power to save a life.
Suicide prevention information and prevention training classes. Offices in Canada, the United States and in Australia.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Helps individuals in suicidal crisis within the United States to contact the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free phone number. Also information for crisis centers, public education campaign, events, and news.
NEED2 Suicide Prevention Education and Support
An agency site serving Greater Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and focusing on suicide prevention and awareness, mental wellness and community training.
PAPYRUS: Prevention of Young Suicide
UK resources and support for those dealing with suicide, depression or emotional distress.
Psycom: Suicide and Suicide Prevention
Articles related to suicide.
QPR Institute, Inc
Suicide prevention courses and training for professionals, institutions, and the public, on site or through a self-study program. Spokane, Washington, United States.
SAVE - Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Aims to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, and features information, news, and resources.
Suicidal Behaviors: Genetic Association Studies Database
Database of academic papers on genetic and environmental factors in risk of suicide.
The Suicide Paradigm
Includes ethical issues discussion, a glossary of suicide terminology, and a letter to suicidal young people.
Offers details about suicidal signs, who is at risk, prevention and what steps to take after.
Suicide Prevention - HealthDirect
A collection of resources in suicide prevention in Australia and New Zealand.
Suicide Prevention Help
Offers a personal approach for those who are despairing and thinking about suicide, and a directory of helpful suicide prevention resources from around the world.
Suicide Prevention Initiatives
An organization that develops, implements, and funds suicide prevention projects in the United States and worldwide.
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Information on government suicide prevention efforts, news, events and links to important prevention publications.
Suicide Prevention Triangle
A suicide resource including self assessment software, resources, list of organizations, and support, visual art depicting suicide.
Suicide Survivor FAQs
Answers to questions by and about suicide survivors.
Includes articles covering all aspects of prevention, help lines, support and FAQs.
Fact sheet and resources from the CDC.
Surviving the Teens, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Provides information, resources and support to help guide teens and families through the ups and downs they might face.
Training Institute for Suicide Assessment and Clinical Interviewing
Provides the interviewing tip of the month, training on suicide prevention and clinical interviewing for mental health professionals and physicians, and a complete article on suicide assessment techniques (CASE Approach).
University of Oxford Centre for Suicide Research
Research focuses on investigation of the causes, treatment and prevention of suicidal behavior. Includes links to sources of statistics and other relevant sites.
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