Suicide Prevention

Crisis Resources


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Crisis Text Line

SMS: 988

The Crisis Text Line provides free crisis support 24/7 for any crisis.



CentraCare includes eight hospitals in St. Cloud, Long Prairie, Melrose, Monticello, Paynesville, Redwood Falls, Sauk Centre and Willmar. We also have more than 30 clinics, 11 senior housing facilities and eight long-term care facilities throughout the area. We live in the communities we serve. We’re neighbors, friends and family. And when you need us, we are here for you. Visit for more information.


AFSP Minnesota

The grassroots work we do focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by: delivering innovative prevention programs, educating the public about risk factors and warning signs, raising funds for suicide research and programs, and reaching out to those individuals who have lost someone to suicide.

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As a suicide loss survivor and healthcare professional herself, Shelly’s sister, Tammy Diehn founded this nonprofit to remember Shelly for how she once lived – someone who had a zest for life and a nurse who made a positive impression on her profession. This is Shelly’s legacy…2B Continued. Visit for more information.


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

AFSP raises awareness, funds scientific research and provides resources and aid to those affected by suicide. Visit for more information.

The Action Alliance

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) is the nation’s public-private partnership for suicide prevention. The Action Alliance works with more than 250 national partners to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. Current priority areas include: transforming health systems, transforming communities, and changing the conversation. Visit for more information.

American Associaton for Suicidology

To promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it. We are an inclusive community that envisions a world where people know how to prevent suicide and find hope and healing. Visit for more information.

The Connect Program

The Connect Program is recognized as a comprehensive model for planning and implementing suicide prevention and postvention practices. A public health, socio-ecological approach that looks at the individual, family, community and society. While a suicide is the act of an individual, it occurs in the context of and impacts that person’s relationships, community, and the larger society and culture. Visit for more information.

Faith. Hope. Life.

Faith. Hope. Life. is a campaign aimed at involving every faith community in the United States, regardless of creed, in suicide prevention. It was created by the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention to help all faith communities become more closely involved in suicide prevention. Visit for more information.

Living Works

LivingWorks is a social enterprise company dedicated to empowering and uniting communities in our life-saving mission. For over 35 years, we've been leading the way with groundbreaking new approaches to suicide prevention. Visit for more information.

Project Semicolon

Within the belief that suicide is generally preventable, the mission of Project Semicolon is to help reduce the incidents of suicide in the world through connected community and greater access to information and resources. We believe that suicide prevention is the collective responsibility of each and every person on the planet. Visit for more information.


The mission of SAVE is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma and serve as a resource to those touched by suicide. Visit for more information.

Smiles for Jake

Smiles for Jake’s mission is to be a suicide prevention movement that spreads positivity through life-affirming actions, listening ears, and the message that everyone should have hope. Born in and spreading from a community that experienced the suicide of a beloved son, our short-term goal is to reduce the suicide rate and our long-term vision is to stomp out suicide worldwide. Visit for more information.


We all have a role to play. Together, we can save lives. Effective prevention starts with you. Find programs, toolkits, fact sheets, and other resources to help you take effective action. Visit for more information.

Zero Suicide

The foundational belief of Zero Suicide is that suicide deaths for individuals under care within health and behavioral health systems are preventable. Visit for more information.