Suicide Prevention Hotline - Gold

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Support suicide prevention

Tell Congress to pass the bill creating a national three digit (988) hotline for suicide prevention. This simple act can save lives.

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Email your U.S. Representative, urging them to pass legislation to make the 988 hotline a reality.

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Established in 1987, the AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. As a voluntary health organization, their aim is to minimize this cause of death through research, education and advocacy.

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The more people who know about this mental health resource, the more we can help.

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One phone call can be like a beam of light in a dark room.

Adding your voice can create a lifeline for widespread emotional support. In this case, it could literally save lives.

54% of Americans have been affected by suicide

A simple, national phone number means hope is just three taps away. For immediate support 24/7, reach out to the Crisis Text Line by texting COALITION to 741741, or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. It’s free and highly confidential.