National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(press 1 for Veteran Crisis)
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Place important numbers into your Smart Phone and Outlook email directory. Share broadly with leaders and supervisors, family and friends. When you are faced with a crisis or you aren’t sure – make the call and receive lifesaving assistance. (Call 911 for emergencies)

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255 (Press 1 for Veteran Crisis)
  • Crisis Text Line – type HEAL to 741-741 *Using the word “HEAL” is important for reporting and tracking statistics in Washington State.
  • National Helpline800-662-4357 Free, Confidential treatment and referral and information service for individual and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Also available online and in the SAMSHA App SUICIDE SAFE.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Website:
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – state-specific suicide statistics:
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness – Library of fact sheets and infographics:
  • Suicide Prevention Resource Center for Colleges and Universities
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator National Helpline

There are many EAP programs available to employers. Check to see what services are available with human resources or health insurance company. 

  • If no behavioral care or crisis support services are available, contact R3 Continuum to discuss services for telephonic or in-person counseling support (866/927-0184 or
  • Comprehensive Healthcare at 509-452-9675

Identify local providers who provide outreach, resources, and training, including:

  • Incorporate Mental Health and Suicide Prevention awareness into your enrollment process.
  • Discuss your company’s Employee Assistance Program and distribute wallet cards to all new hires.

Add Mental Health organizations and Suicide Prevention crisis text lines logos and emergency contact numbers in your company newsletter and on student id badges.



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