If you, a family member or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, resources are available:
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AFSP funds scientific research, offers educational programs for professionals, educate the public about mood disorders and suicide prevention, promote policies and legislation that impact suicide and prevention, provide programs and resources for survivors of suicide loss and people at risk, and involves them in the work of the Foundation
National Suicide Prevention Talk Line: 1-800-273 TALK (8255)
Philadelphia Suicide Line: 215.686.4420
Are you a survivor of a suicide attempt and looking for additional resources or information? Check After an Attempt to support you in your recovery.
Please Live is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education and awareness of youth and young adult mental health concerns, focusing mainly on depression, anxiety, and suicide prevention. By promoting education and awareness, Please Live hopes to eradicate the stigmas associated with mental health and empower students to seek help. We hope to increase the rate at which students are receiving help and decrease the rate of teen suicides in our community.
If you lost someone to suicide, resources are available:
The Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group is a group to help loss survivors cope, connect, and work toward healing. Trained group facilitators are suicide loss survivors who know firsthand how difficult it can be to find your way after losing someone to suicide. The group is open to anyone 18 years or older who is grieving a loss due to suicide. The group is free and confidential.