Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) [web resource]

SuicideAwareness201 Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma, and serve as a resource to those touched by suicide.

One of the nation’s first organizations dedicated to the prevention of suicide, SAVE’s work is based on the foundation and belief that suicide is preventable and everyone has a role to play in preventing suicide.

SAVE focuses its efforts and resources on six main program areas: public awareness, education, training and consulting, grief support, resources, and research and innovation.

Check out the following topics:

Learn more about suicide, including the warning signs, risk factors, and how to prevent suicide from happening to you or someone you know.
Find help. Read SAVE’s strategies and tips to keep yourself safe and steps you can take right now to get yourself back.
Learn how to help a friend or loved one who is at risk of suicide or experiencing an emotional crisis.
Find resources and support for suicide attempt survivors.
Visit the grief support page for help coping with the loss of a loved one.

If  you are experiencing suicidal thoughts, please call of these 24-hr Crisis Lines: 855.278.4204 (Santa Clara) | 650.579.0350 (San Mateo) | 415.781.0500 (San Francisco) | 800.273.8255 or Text BAY to 741-741 (National)

A screening can help you determine if you or someone you care about should contact a mental health professional. Care Coordinators can arrange a free 30 minute Care Consultation so you can explore options with an expert. Call or email our Care Coordinators at 650.688.3625 or to set up an initial Consultation appointment.

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