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SPR Health Forum Resources: Suicide Awareness

Suicide Resources

Crisis Text & Talk Hotlines

  • 509-838-4428 to talk with “First Call for Help,” Frontier Behavioral Health's 24/7 crisis line.
  • 800-273-8255 to speak with National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7. Press 1 for Veterans line.
  • 741741 Text HOME to text 24/7 with a crisis counselor from
  • 202-304-1200 Text TREVOR, specializing in LGBT issues.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Crisis Trends and Crisis Text

Spokane Regional Health District

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program

Youth Suicide Prevention Program (This organization is undergoing some changes, but the website still has a lot of useful information and resources.)
-Resource list from The Youth Suicide Prevention Program


Briggs, Kevin, and Sam Mellinger. Guardian of the Golden Gate: Protecting the Line between Hope and Despair. Ashland: Ascend Books, 2015.

Reedy, Brad M. Journey of the Heroic Parent: Your Child's Struggle & the Road Home. , 2016.

Waldman, Ayelet. Really Good Day : How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2017.

Washington State Suicide Prevention Plan. Olympia, WA: Washington State Dept. of Health, Washington State Injury Prevention Program, 2016.

Young, Joel L, and Christine A. Adamec. When Your Adult Child Breaks Your Heart: Coping with Mental Illness, Substance Abuse, and the Problems That Tear Families Apart. , 2013.


Death with Dignity and Aid in Dying Resources

The Hastings Center

Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization


Basri, Zakyah. Euthanasia: Which "m" Is It? Mercy or Murder?  Authorhouse, 2012.

Bauer-Maglin, Nan, and Donna Perry. Final Acts: Death, Dying, and the Choices We Make. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers University Press, 2010.

Engdahl, Sylvia. Assisted Suicide. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2009.

Fitzpatrick, Eileen M, William Colby, and Jeanne Fitzpatrick. A Better Way of Dying: How to Make the Best Choices at the End of Life. New York: Penguin Books, 2014.

Gorsuch, Neil M. The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia. Princeton, NJ [u.a.: Princeton Univ. Press, 2010.

Merino, Noe?l. Assisted Suicide. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2012.

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