Question, Persuade, Refer – Prevention Resources

These resources are available and helpful to you if you are just interested in learning more about what you can do to help a friend or loved one. These resources could also offer help and support for yourself if you need them in more difficult times. Several of the listed resources provide interesting information, videos, personal stories, and additional links. In addition, some of the links are online assistance and telephone contacts for help.

Suicide on Campus

A short documentary film by Deirdre Fischel made for The New York Times Magazine.

Suicide Prevention Resource Guide

Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Truth About Suicide

Real Stories About Depression in College

Trevor Project Hotline

The Trevor Helpline is the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. A free and confidential service that offers hope and someone to talk to, 24/7. If you or someone you know would like to talk to one of our highly trained counselors, dial 866-4-U-TREVOR

Desi lgbtQ Helpline

DeQH offers free, confidential, culturally sensitive peer support, information and resources by telephone for LGBTQ South Asian individuals, families and friends around the globe. The intent is to provide a safe and supportive ear for callers to share their concerns, questions, struggles or hopes through conversations with trained LGBTQ South Asian Peer Support Volunteers.

The Jed Foundation

The nation’s leading organization working to prevent suicide and promote mental health among college students.

Jed Foundation’s HALF OF US Series

Half of us struggle with depression, and all of us have the power to help ourselves and others by fighting the stigma around mental health and speaking up when we need support.

Suicide Prevention, Awareness and Support

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Customized information for College Students

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)


Online College Mental Health Services for Students