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Suicide Prevention Resources in Texas

Suicide Prevention Resources in Texas

Suicide Prevention Hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline number for individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, and for those with speech disabilities who use a TTY 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)

Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender Youth Suicide Hotline 1-866-4U-TREVOR

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Hotline & Helpline 1-800-784-2433

Suicide Prevention Associations

Mental Health America Texas
Texas has 15 Suicide Prevention Coalitions
Visit MHATexas.org to locate the one nearest you

Texas Suicide Prevention Council
1210 San Antonio Street, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78701

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) – Local Chapter
Claire Idell – Central Texas Area Director

Grief and Loss Counseling – Individual, Family, Group

The Christi Center
2306 Hancock Dr.
Austin, TX 78756

The Austin Center for Grief and Loss
2413 Greenlawn Pkwy
Austin, TX 78757


University and College Resources for Suicide Prevention

Be That One, The University of Texas at Austin's suicide prevention initiative

True Stories of Help & Hope for Teen Suicide Prevention: Youth suicide prevention videos

Continuing Education Units and Training

National Center for Suicide Prevention Training is administered in collaboration with the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.

American Association of Suicideology offers four types of training opportunities: crisis workers, crisis center, forensic suicideologist and school professional training.


Annual Public Awareness Events

  • Out of the Darkness Community Walk
  • National Suicide Prevention Week
  • National Survivors of Suicide Day
  • Day of Healing for Survivors of Suicide Loss Around the World


Additional Resources

SAMHSA’s site on Co-occurring Disorders

Faces & Voices of Recovery

Guide on Co-Occurring Disorders

AFSP Central Texas

Joint Comission