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Online Resources - Suicide Prevention

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Helpful Links

  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you'll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

  • A Parents' Guide to Suicide Prevention
    Each day in America, nearly 3,500 high school students attempt suicide. Among college students suicide is the second leading cause of death in the country. Supporting a student who struggles with mental health can be difficult for parents and they may not know where to start. This guide provides resources.

  • Student Bullying Awareness Guide
    The National Education Association provides a helpful 10-step guide to stopping and preventing bullying.

Free Mobile Apps

Hope Box

Virtual Hope Box

The VHB app contains tools to help people with coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking. This is a suicide prevention resource that is personalized by you with things that are personally supportive.

Download: Google Play | Apple ITunes

Lifebuoy

Lifebuoy: Suicide Prevention

This unique app is designed specifically to assist suicide survivors after a recent attempt.  It offers a daily mood diary, suggestions for decreasing social isolation, and other ways to monitor increased warning signs of suicidality.

Download: Apple ITunes

My3

My3

Lets you stay connected when you are having thoughts of suicide.  Remember: there is hope and a life to look forward to, even in your darkest moments. MY3 can help you get through your most difficult times.

Download: Google Play | Apple ITunes

ReliefLink

ReliefLink

This award-winning suicide prevention app assists users with tracking daily mood/thoughts, creating a safety plan, locating the nearest hospitals, and obtaining quick-access to coping methods.

Download: Apple ITunes

Stay Alive

Stay Alive

A pocket suicide prevention resource, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.

Download: Google Play | Apple ITunes

Recovery Record

A Friend Asks

This app offers tips for getting help for a friend (or yourself).  Helpful information includes what to do RIGHT NOW as well as what NOT to do.

Download: Google Play | Apple ITunes


Please note that all of the websites are provided for educational purposes, as they provide information on a variety of topics related to psychology, personal growth, and resources. Although the professional staff at Counseling Services believes that such information can be useful and helpful, please keep in mind the following:

  • We are not specifically endorsing any of the above websites or services;
  • Self-help materials such as apps or information on websites may not be effective in addressing more complex issues; and
  • In the case of a mental health emergency we recommend that you seek assistance immediately.

Please note that the above links connect to sites and websites are not under the control of USU Eastern Student Counseling.