» What if I need to talk to someone right now?

Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255

» I have a friend who is having problems, what should I do?

Tell your friend that you are concerned and would be willing to listen if they want to talk. Ask them if they would be willing to see someone regarding their problems. Click here for more information on what to do if someone you know is suicidal.

» I know someone who is suicidal, what should I do?

If you think that a friend is thinking about harming him or herself – get help immediately! Talk to your friend about your concerns and then stay with that friend until they get help. Always take a suicide threat seriously. It is a cry for help. And never keep a suicide threat a secret. Go to the nearest hospital emergency room or call 911. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. This phone number is staffed 24/7 by trained helpers. They can also connect you with help and resources in your community.

» How do I go about volunteering for SAVE?

Check out our Volunteer Page for current opportunities and to apply to be a SAVE volunteer. We’d love to have your help!

» I would like information about statistics and research on suicide. Who should I contact?

First, you can visit our Facts page for some fast stats. For more comprehensive data, visit the Center for Disease Control or The National Institute of Mental Health or call 1-866-615-6464.

» Where can I get information about suicide survivor support groups?

Visit SAVE’s support group page HERE.

» I need to interview someone for a project I am working on. Can I interview someone from SAVE?

Start with the “What We Do” section of our website to learn more about SAVE’s programs and services. If you’d like more information, please send a list of questions via our Contact Us form. One of our staff will answer as soon as possible.

» What other suicide prevention organizations are there in the United States?

Visit our Online Resources section of our website for additional suicide prevention organizations and resources.