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Suicide Prevention Resources

DMH Vermont Model School Protocol for Suicide Prevention

Facing Suicide Vermont - A website to find ways to get help, give help, listen to real stories, and explore resources.

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline - Free and confidential support for people in distress. Call or text 988.

Suicide Prevention in Healthcare - Summary of Vermont Initiatives and Programs 2024

Trans Lifeline - Trans-led organization that connects trans people to community, peer support, and resources one needs to survive and thrive. Call 1-877-565-8860.

The Trevor Project - Counselors support LGBTQ+ youth 24/7. For people younger than age 25 in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgement-free place to talk. Call 1-866-488-7386, Text START to 678678, or chat online.

Vermont Crisis Text Line -  A live, trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds quickly. Text HOME to 741741 to begin.

Veterans Crisis Line - Always available to talk or chat, both for crisis intervention and to support friends and loves ones. Call 988 Press 1 or Text 838255 or chat online.

Vermont Mental Health Providers trained in CAMS (Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality)

Vermont Support Line - Different from a crisis helpline or emergency hotline, the Vermont Support Line is a “warm line” — your go-to support resource that can help prevent a situation from escalating to an emergency, answered by individuals with lived experience. Our line is open 24/7. Give us a call or text us at (833) VT-TALKS or (833) 888-2557.

Vermont 2-1-1 - Provides information and connects to treatment through the state's crisis services.

Find a Designated Agency for Mental Health in your county.