State & National Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support for those in distress; prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones; and best practices for professionals.

Veterans: Press 1

Never A Bother

Never a Bother is a campaign launched in 2024 by California Department of Public Health’s Office of Suicide Prevention. Their big goal is to prevent suicide among teens and young adults in California. They also want to reduce self-harm, while encouraging friends to recognize the power they have to support someone in crisis.

You Are Never A Bother!

Suicide Prevention Resource Guide for Elementary Schools

AB1767 requires the governing board or body of a LEA that serves pupils in grades kindergarten through sixth to adopt and update as prescribed a policy
on pupil suicide prevention that specifically addresses the needs of high-risk groups before the beginning of the 2020-21 school year.

Policy to Practice: Suicide Intervention Toolkit

The aim of this toolkit is to share protocols, templates, and resources that align
with best practices in suicide intervention.

A Handbook for Coping with Suicide Grief

This handbook is for people who’ve lost a loved one to suicide, written by someone who has suffered the same kind of loss.

Strategies for Wellness

A young person’s guide to wellness.

Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission

Suicide Risk Screening in Schools

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the U.S., anytime, for support and information.

Directing Change

The Directing Change Program and Film Contest and the Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health invite young people 12-25 to learn about suicide prevention and mental health through a film contest.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project offers 24/7 support to LGBTQ+ young people via phone, text or chat.


Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline offers emotional and financial support to members of the transgender community.


LGBT National Senior Hotline

The LGBT National Senior Hotline provides peer support and resources for the senior community.


Know the signs and find ways to reach out.

Take Action 4 Mental Health

As part of California’s ongoing mental health movement, the Take Action for Mental Health campaign is designed to help you check in, learn more, and get support for your own mental health or the mental health of someone you care about.

Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention is the nation’s public-private partnership for suicide prevention.