Suicide Pre and Postvention

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Suicide is the third leading cause of death in children in 10-14. It is the second leading cause of death for those ages 15-19. When a suicide death affects your school or community organization, people are often confused, sad, and scared. Here are some resources to help you with responding to individuals and the larger community.

Resources from The Dougy Center

Other Resources

Crisis Lines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Chat Available)
1.800.273.TALK (8255)

Crisis Text Line
Text CONNECT to 741741

CALL 877.968.8491
TEXT teen2teen to 839863

(Available 4 - 10 pm PST)

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ+)
1.866.488.7836 (Text & Chat Available)


En Español

Deaf or Hard of Hearing
TTY: 800.799.4889