Suicide prevention and depression resources
State Higher Education Resources
Missouri Partners in Prevention - Missouri’s higher education public health consortium provides campuses with resources and research about best practices in suicide prevention. http://pip.missouri.edu/topics/suicide.html
National Higher Education Resources
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - contains phone and online chat features. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress. http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
National Suicide Prevention Crisis Textline. The Crisis Textline is a not-for-profit that provides free, 24/7 crisis support via SMS, just text “HOME” to 741741 to talk to a trained crisis counselor. Visit http://www.crisistextline.org for additional information.
The Trevor Project - Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LFBTQ Youth. http://www.thetrevorproject.org
Suicide Prevention Resource Center - Resources for individuals and communities engaging in suicide prevention work. http://www.sprc.org
The Steve Fund - An organization dedicated to supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color. http://www.stevefund.org
State Mental Health Resources
To locate crisis services near you, visit: Missouri Behavioral Health Access Crisis Hotlines for an interactive map https://dmh.mo.gov/crisis-assistance
DeafLine Missouri - a crisis hotline for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Call 1-800-380-DEAF (3323) (Voice/TTY). Text HAND to 839863, http://www.missouricrisisline.com/DeafLine.html for additional information.