Suicide Prevention and Crisis
We can all take action to prevent suicide. If you or someone you know is in crisis or struggling with thoughts of suicide, help is available. Below are several resources, helplines, education, and information. If you are experiencing a current crisis or emergency, please call 911.
Milwaukee County Resources
Waukesha County Resources
Text from anywhere in the USA to talk with a trained Crisis Counselor. Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving.
Live Through This
"Established in 2010, Live Through This is a collection of portraits and true stories of suicide attempt survivors across the United States."
The 988 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.
Other Hotlines and Helplines:
"#BeThe1To is the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s message for National Suicide Prevention Month and beyond, spreading the word about actions we can all take to prevent suicide."
The Jed Foundation is a nonprofit that exists to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for our nation's teens and young adults.