Suicide: Utah Resources

Hope4Utah: Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention

Hope4Utah's section on suicide prevention lists resources and information on prevention, warning signs & triggers, protective factors, risk factors, suicide and bullying, talking to young children, high-risk populations, facts about suicide and mental disorders in adolescents, teachers and school personnel, students, and best practices.


Hope4Utah's section on suicide intervention lists resources and information on intervention, suicide crisis indicators, protective factors, risk factors, suicide and bullying, talking to young children, high risk populations, facts about suicide and mental disorders in adolescents, teachers and school personnel, students, and best practices.


Hope4Utah's section on suicide postvention lists resources and information on postvention, aftermath of death or suicide and school procedures, postvention preparations and actions, death on campus, recommendations for media, a sample media statement, a sample staff/parent meeting agenda, sample death notifications, talking points, helping children cope with suicide loss for teachers and parents, helping children cope with suicide loss for children and teens, and resources for grieving or traumatized children.

Mobile App: SafeUT Crisis Text and Tip Line

The SafeUT Crisis Text and Tip Line is a statewide service that provides real-time crisis intervention to youth through texting and a confidential tip program—right from your smartphone. 


Licensed clinicians in our 24/7 CrisisLine call center respond to all incoming chats, texts, and calls by providing:

  • supportive or crisis counseling,
  • suicide prevention,
  • and referral services.

We can help anyone with emotional crises, bullying, relationship problems, mental health, or suicide related issues.  

Download on:

Google Play

iTunes / App Store

Suicide

Help is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. If you live in Utah, call the Statewide CrisisLine at 801-587-3000 or call the National Suicide Prevention LifeLine at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)


Utah Department of Health's suicide overview includes Utah suicide statistics, protective factors, risk factors, helping someone else, and references. Preventing suicide includes protective factors that decrease the risk of suicide, risk factors for suicide, warning signs for immediate risk, additional warning signs, how to help someone who may be at risk, speaking up when you're worried, ways to start a conversation, questions you can ask, what you can say that helps, and references.


Suicide Resources:

Local Suicide Prevention Resource Guides by County:

Suicide Among Teens and Young Adults

Help is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. If you live in Utah, call the Statewide CrisisLine at
801-587-3000
or call the National Suicide Prevention LifeLine at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)


Utah Department of Health's youth suicide overview details Utah youth suicide statistics, suicide ideation among Utah youth, the Utah Youth Suicide Study, media recommendations for reporting on suicide, and references. The section on prevention details protective factors that decrease the risk of suicide, family and religious activities, risk factors for suicide, additional warning signs, how to help someone who may be at risk for suicide, and references. 


Suicide Among Teens and Young Adult Resources:

Suicide Among Older Adults

Help is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. If you live in Utah, call the Statewide CrisisLine at
801-587-3000
or call the National Suicide Prevention LifeLine at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)


Utah Department of Health's overview on suicide among older adults includes statistics, risk factors for suicide, media recommendations for reporting on suicide, and references. The section on prevention details how to help someone who may be at risk for suicide, how to speak up if you're worried, ways to start a conversation about suicide, questions you can ask, protective factors that decrease the risk of suicide, warning signs of immediate risk, additional warning signs, and references.


Suicide Among Older Adults Resources

Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition

The Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition is a partnership of community members, suicide survivors, service providers, researchers, and others dedicated to saving lives and advancing suicide prevention efforts in Utah. Website resources include getting help, meeting information, a Utah Suicide Prevention Plan (PDF), suicide prevention basics, after a suicide loss, after a suicide attempt, education programs, clinical training, event calendar, ManTherapy™, and firearm safety


24-Hour Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Suicide: National Resources

After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools

Published by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools includes chapters on getting the facts, crisis response, tools for crisis response, helping students cope, working with the community, memorialization, social media, suicide contagion, bringing in outside help, and going forward.

CDC Fact Sheet: Understanding Suicide

Includes answers to why is suicide a public health problem, how does suicide affect health, who is at risk for suicide, prevention, additional resources, and references.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.


1-800-273-8255

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is the nation’s only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. SPRC is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Suicide: Mobile Apps

Mobile App: Suicide Safe

Suicide Safe, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) suicide prevention app for mobile devices and optimized for tablets helps providers integrate suicide prevention strategies into their practice and address suicide risk among their patients. Suicide Safe is a free app based on SAMHSA's Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T) card.


Download on:

Google Play

iTunes/App Store

Mobile App: SafeUT Crisis Text and Tip Line

The SafeUT Crisis Text and Tip Line is a statewide service that provides real-time crisis intervention to youth through texting and a confidential tip program—right from your smartphone.


Licensed clinicians in our 24/7 CrisisLine call center respond to all incoming chats, texts, and calls by providing:

  • supportive or crisis counseling,
  • suicide prevention,
  • and referral services.

We can help anyone with emotional crises, bullying, relationship problems, mental health, or suicide related issues.


Download on:

Google Play

iTunes / App Store

Please note:

While every effort has been made to ensure resources shared are safe and reputable, no resource is endorsed or guaranteed by Utah's Trauma-Resiliency Collaborative or its members.  No resource listed is in an any way a substitute for obtaining professional help.

  

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