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Awareness & Education

Suicide Prevention

Offering Hope & Healing

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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is the help offered to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate treatment and support are received or until the crisis resolves. For more information, click here.

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID ACTION PLAN

  1. Assess for risk of suicide or harm
  2. Listen nonjudgmentally
  3. Give reassurance and information
  4. Encourage appropriate professional help
  5. Encourage self-help and other support strategies

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 Service’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) agency. SPRC provides technical assistance, training, and materials to increase the knowledge and expertise of suicide prevention practitioners and other professionals serving people at risk for suicide. They promote collaboration among a variety of organizations in the field of suicide prevention. For more information, click here.

The AFSP Mission: Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community resource empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death. For more information, click here. Their core strategies include:

  • Funding scientific research
  • Educating the public about mental health and suicide prevention
  • Advocating for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention
  • Supporting survivors of suicide loss and those affected by suicide

Community Resource Hotlines for our Kauai Community

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255

Domestic Violence Hotline: YWCA
245-6362

Sexual Assault Crisis Hotline: YWCA
241-4144

The Parent Line: info/counseling for parents
1-800-816-1222

Mental Health Hawaii Crisis Line
1-800-753-6879

HIV Health InfoLine
1-800-822-7422

National Aids Hotline
1-800-232-4636

Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 press 1

Crisis Text Line
Text ALOHA to 741741
24/7 confidential