Youth / Young Adults Resources
Teen suicide is a growing problem in America and is the second leading cause of death from ages 10-24. It’s dedicated to helping to reduce the problem of teen suicide by providing resources for teens, parents, and educators.
The Jason Foundation, Inc. (JFI) is dedicated to the prevention of the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, educators/youth workers and parents with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk youth.
JED is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults. We’re partnering with high schools and colleges to strengthen their mental health, substance misuse, and suicide prevention programs and systems. We’re equipping teens and young adults with the skills and knowledge to help themselves and each other.
The Trevor Project operates the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. The Trevor Helpline is available as a resource to parents, family members and friends of young people as well.
Having a conversation about mental health might be uncomfortable, but it can make all the difference. 76% of young adults turn to a friend in a time of crisis. Visit SeizeTheAwkward.org to learn how to empower young adults to start and continue a conversation with friends who are struggling. Check out these tools – from conversation guides to tips –that can help you help those in need.
A Parents Guide to Recognizing and Treating Depression in Your Child
This brochure for parents includes information on how to recognize signs of depression in their children, treatment options, and suggested resources for different age groups.
Who We Are
Suicide Prevention Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that helps people who are in need of preventative suicide assistance