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- State-wide resources for NON-CRISIS information
- NC Dept. of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Injury and Violence Prevention Branch: assesses the issue of youth suicide (ages 10-24), serves as the lead agency of the NC Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force, and promotes implementation of the goals set forth in Saving Tomorrows Today, the state youth suicide prevention plan. Contact Jane Ann Miller at 919-707-5430 or visit the website: www.communityhealth.dhhs.state.nc.us/injury/YouthSuicidePlan
- National Suicide Prevention Organizations:
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides immediate assistance to anyone in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free number (800-273-TALK (8255)).
- Suicide Prevention Resource Center provides prevention support, training and materials to strengthen suicide prevention efforts. On its website is the SPRC Library Catalog, a searchable database containing information on suicide and suicide prevention.
- American Association of Suicidology is dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide, promotes research, public awareness programs, public education and training for professionals and volunteers and serves as a national clearinghouse for information on suicide.
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention supports research projects, provides information and education about depression and suicide, promotes professional education, publicizes the magnitude of the problem and the need for research, prevention and treatment, and also supports programs for suicide survivor treatment, research and education.
- National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, is a source of information and statistics about suicide, suicide risk and suicide prevention. To locate information, scroll down the left-hand navigation bar on the website and click on "suicide" under the "violence" heading.
- National Institute of Mental Health is a Federal research agency and its website features several publications for teens on suicide and depression.