Youth/Young Adult Suicide Awareness Resources 

Suicide Awareness Walk


Youth/Young Adults

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Network

1-800-273-TALK (8255) (Veterans, press 1)

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor from the Crisis Text Line 

Support for Young People

The Jed Foundation empowers teens and young adults with the skills and support to grow into healthy, thriving adults.

The Trevor Project is a national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.


Sashbear Foundation offers tools for parents and families to support children and students with mental illness. This handout is about training the parents.


Gootman, Marilyn E. When a Friend Dies: A Book for Teens about Grieving and Healing. Free Spirit Publishing, Incorporated, 2019.

White, P. Gill. Sibling Grief. Healing After the Death of a Sister or Brother. Bloomington, IN: iUniverse, 2008 

Note: includes an extensive booklist for siblings based on age

Web Content & Apps

Handhold from the Massachusetts Department of Health, Office of the Child Advocate, and Executive Office of Health and Human Services

Actively Moving Forward website and app

Seize the Awkward: a partnership between AFSP, Jed Foundation, & the Ad Council provides young people informative and creative ways to stay connected during this uncertain time featuring social graphics & GIFs. 

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