Suicide Prevention: Research & Resources



The Mountain Plains Prevention Technology Transfer Center has compiled the following research and resources for suicide prevention - 


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Technology Transfer Center (TTC) Resources:

National American Indian & Alaska Native: 

National Hispanic and Latino: 

HHS Region 1: New England

HHS Region 2: Northeast and Caribbean

HHS Region 3: Central East

HHS Region 4: Southeast

HHS Region 5: Great Lakes

HHS Region 6: South Southwest

HHS Region 7: Mid-America

HHS Region 8: Mountain Plains

HHS Region 9: Pacific Southwest

HHS Region 10: Northwest


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National Research & Resources:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8522)


The Surgeon General's Call to Action: To Implement the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, (Document). U.S. Dept. HHS, January 2021.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, (Resources Webpage). SAMHSA, 2020. 

Suicide Prevention,(Webpage). Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2020. 

National Alliance for Suicide Prevention,(Website). partner with SAMHSA advancing the national strategy for suicide prevention, 2021. 

Suicide Prevention, (Webpage).NIH National Institute of Mental Health(NIHNIMH), 2020. 

Suicide Prevention Resource Center, (Resources, Trainings, Effective Prevention. Website). SAMHSA, October 2020.

Suicide Awareness and Prevention(Resource Webpage). National Center for Health Research, 2021. 

#Bethe1To, (Prevention Campaign). National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Message, 2020.

Suicide Prevention Resources,(Website). The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 2020.

Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan, (Webpage). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2020.

Care Transitions - The Role of Connectedness in Preventing Suicide, (Webinar). National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, July 2020. 


The Trevor Project: crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ young people under 25. (Website). 2020. 

LGBTQ+National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. (Webpage). 2020. 

Resources for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Transgender People, Suicide Prevention Resource Center. (Webpage). October 2020. 

Preventing Suicide in LGBTQ Youth, American Medical Association. (Webpage). 2020. 

Suicide and Violence Prevention, CDC. (Webpage). 2020. 

Suicide Risk and Prevention for LGBTQ People, National LGBT Health Education Center, A Program of the Fenway Institute. (Downloadable Document). September 2018. 

Native American and Alaskan Native:

Suicide Prevention and Care Program, Indian Health Service. (Webpage). 2020. 

Suicide Prevention Resources, SAMHSA Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Center. (Webpage). 2020. 

Native AmericansNational Suicide Prevention Lifeline. (Webpage). 2020.

American Indian/Alaska Native Settings, Suicide Prevention Resource Center. (Webpage). 2020. 

Suicidal Behavior in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities: A Health Equity Issue, CDC Public Health Grand Rounds. (Slide Deck). March 19, 2020. 


Veterans, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. (Webpage). 2020. 

Veterans Crisis Line, Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255. (Website). 2020. 

Suicide Prevention, Mental Health, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. (Webpage). 2020. 

Veteran Suicide Prevention, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. (Webpage). 2020. 

Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. (Webpage). 2020.


YouthNational Suicide Prevention Lifeline. (Webpage). 2020. 

Adolescents, Suicide Prevention Resource Center. (Webpage). 2020. 

Suicide Prevention, (Webpage). 2020. 

Prevention Youth Suicide, (Webpage). 2020. 

Preventing Youth Suicide: Tips for Parents & Educators, National Association of School Psychologist. (Webpage). 2020. 

Youth Warning Signs of Suicide, SAVE: Suicide Awareness Voices of Education. (Webpage). 2020. 

Black and African American: 

Black Populations, (Webpage). Suicide Prevention Resource Center, 2021. 

Black Lives Matter in Suicide Prevention, (Article). Suicide Prevention Resource Center, June 2020. 


Prevention and Treatment of Anxiety, Depression, and Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Among College Students (Resource Guide). SAMHSA, September 2021. 

National Suicide Prevention Month: Each September

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: National Suicide Prevention Month, (Webpage). 2020.

National Alliance on Mental Health(NAMI): Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, (Webpage).   2020


HHS Region 8 (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY) Resources:

Suicide Prevention National and Region VIII Resources, (Document). SAMHSA Region VII Administration, 2019.



Colorado, Suicide Prevention Resource Center. (Webpage). 2020.

Suicide Prevention, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. (Webpage). 2020. 

Mental Health Colorado(Website). 2020. 

Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado (SPCC), (Webpage). 2020. 

Colorado Chapter, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. (Webpage). 2021.





Montana, Suicide Prevention Resource Center, (Webpage). 2020.

Suicide Prevention, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services. (Webpage). 2020.

Montana Chapter, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. (Webpage). 2021. 


NDNorth Dakota: 

North Dakota, Suicide Prevention Resource Center. (Webpage). 2020. 

Suicide Prevention, ND Behavioral Health Human Services. (Webpage). 2020. 

North Dakota Suicide Prevention Coalition, (Website). 2020. 

North Dakota Chapter, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. (Webpage). 2020. 




South Dakota:

South Dakota, Suicide Prevention Resource Center. (Webpage). 2020. 

South Dakota Suicide Prevention, (Website). 2020. 

Suicide Prevention, South Dakota Department of Health. (Webpage). 2020. 

South Dakota Chapter, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. (Webpage). 2020. 




Live On. Suicide Prevention Campaign, (Website). Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition & Utah Crisis Hotline. (Spanish Campaign).

Utah, Suicide Prevention Resource Center. (Webpage). 2020. 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health, Utah Department of Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health. (Webpage). 2020. 

Suicide Prevention Resources in Utah, Intermountain Healthcare. (Webpage). April 5, 2018.

Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition, Live on Utah. (Website). 2020. 

SafeUT Crisis Chat & Tip Line. (Website & App). 2020. 

"I'm Really Worried About You" - How to Have a Conversation with a Colleague About Suicide, University of Utah Health.  (Article), April 2021. 

7 Essential Elements of Suicide Care, UHealth. (Article). March 2021. 

Utah Chapter, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. (Webpage). 2020. 




Wyoming, Suicide Prevention Resource Center. (Webpage). 2020. 

Suicide PreventionInjury & Violence Prevention Program, Wyoming Department of Health. (Webpage). 2020. 

Wyoming Chapter, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. (Webpage). 2020.