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Becoming A Crisis Counselor

Many have e-mailed me expressing an interest in becoming a crisis counselor.

There are lots of Crisis Organizations
wanting to train volunteers...


More and more organizations are adding web sites
and often have lots of great info about

Volunteering, Internships, and statistics.

Local Suicide Hotline
& Crisis Center Web Sites



The American Association of Suicidology
4201 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 310
Washington, DC 20008

phone# (202) 237-2280
fax# (202) 237-2282



Other Links of Interest


Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network



Suicide Information & Education Centre
Suicide Prevention Training Programs


Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program®  


Starting A Helpline



Or Use your Phone Book to get started locally...

  • Open up your local phone book
  • Crisis Centers are run by your city, county, or maybe state.
  • Look in the front for the "community guide" type sections and/or city, county, or state sections
  • Alphabetical Listings could be under various headings, like:
    • Suicide
    • Mental Health
    • Community
    • County Mental Health
    • Health Center
    • Hospital
    • Clinic
  • Check for LOCAL or NATIONAL listings of the following mental health organizations:
  • NAFDI - National Foundation For Depressive Illness, Inc.
  • NMHA - National Mental Health Association
  • NIMH - National Institute of Mental Health
  • NAMI - National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
  • NDMDA - National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association
  • NARSAD - National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
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Thank You For Wanting To Help
Depressed & Suicidal Persons in Crisis. Links Home

Lots of Links - Depression, Suicide & Mental Health Link Sites

Chat Room Links | Survivors of Suicide Sites | Teen Links & Chats

State & Local Crisis Center Web Sites

Increasing Suicide Prevention In Your Area - What You Can do
    • Suicide Prevention for Schools
    • Starting A Suicide Prevention Program
    • Starting A Crisis Center or Suicide Hotline
    • Donations for Suicide Prevention

Statistics For Students | Becoming A Crisis Counselor

Crisis Call Chart

Internet Hotlines, Counselors, & Therapists
You Can Call or E-Mail



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