Suicide Prevention

Resources & Websites

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)—free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.  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.
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/   
https://www.jedfoundation.org/ The Jed Foundation is the nation's leading organization working to reduce emotional distress and prevent suicide among college students. The Jed Foundation refers all calls to this 24 hour lifeline as well. 
http://www.halfofus.com/  
http://www.sprc.org/  
http://www.youmatter.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/  

 If you or someone you know is in crisis, please immediately call 911 or call campus safety at (610) 409-3333 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room.

Grief and Loss/Survivors of Suicide Resources

Resources & Websites

Off-Campus Local Providers for Bereavement and Grief Support

 
http://www.bereavementcenter.org/ The Center for Loss and Bereavement
http://www.petersplaceonline.org/  Peter’s Place
http://www.amh.org/body.cfm/?id=1222 Abington Memorial Hospital –Safe Harbor Program

For Friends, Family, First Responders and Survivors 

 
http://phillysos.tripod.com/
http://www.survivorsofsuicide.com/
http://www.suicidefindinghope.com/
 

Concern for a Friend

 
http://www.griefspeaks.com/id42.html  

Grief and Loss Resources for Faculty, Family, Friends

 
http://ub-counseling.buffalo.edu/process.shtml http://orgs.bloomu.edu/tale/documents/TT_5_GrievingStudents.pdf http://www.survivorsofsuicide.com/help_heal.shtml http://www.survivorsofsuicide.com/faq_suicide.shtml http://www.universityparent.com/2010/09/13/good-grief-for-parents-of-college-students  
 www.suicidology.org American Association of Suicidology
Click on "Suicide loss survivors," and then find "Resources for survivors" (for friends and family) 
 www.afsp.org American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Click on "Surviving Suicide Loss."
 www.health.harvard.edu/left-behind Harvard Women's Health Watch
Read a companion article, "Left Behind After Suicide,"


If you or someone you know is in crisis, please immediately call 911 or call campus safety at (610) 409-3333 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room.