Suicide Prevention Helpline – 988 – This is a hotline for teenagers to use when they need someone to listen.

Crisis Text Line – Teens may also Text “HELLO” to the Crisis Text Line at 741741 when in crisis. Anywhere, anytime. A live, trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds quickly.

Additional Emergency help information can be found at

Anxious? Stressed? Depressed? CallSAM – 1-855-225-2SAM Student Assistance by Mercy

Online Resources:

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Risk Factors and Warning Signs

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline by the National Domestic Violence Hotline. This 24-hour national Web-based and telephone resource was created to help teens (ages 13–18) experiencing dating abuse, and is the only helpline in the country.


Track and support your child’s academic and personal growth and development with these growth charts. Find the information most relevant to your family by selecting your child’s grade level.


Resources for Survivors of Suicide Loss 

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention This website features extremely useful content, including listings of groups for survivors in each U.S. state and Canadian province, downloadable pamphlets, and inspiring stories from those who

have experienced a suicide loss.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Risk Factors and Warning Signs