Suicide prevention, response resources listed

The following resources are available on Kauai, statewide and nationwide:

• National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

• Hawaii Suicide and Crisis Hotline: 1-800-753-6879

• Hawaii Crisis Text Line: Text “Aloha” to 741741

• If you believe a situation is at the stage of critical emergency, dial 911 or call the Kauai Police Department dispatch line, 241-1711

• American Association of Suicidology: http://www.suicidology.org

• Kauai-specific suicide-related services include the Prevent Suicide Kauai Task Force: www.facebook.com/pages/Prevent-Suicide-Kauai-Task-Force/

• National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

• Life’s Choices Kauai, Office of the Mayor: http://www.kauai.gov/Government/Office-of-the-Mayor/Lifes-Choices-Kauai/Programs

• Hawaii Department of Health suicide resource website: http://health.hawaii.gov/injuryprevention/home/suicide-prevention/information/

• Service directory: Life’s Bridges Hawaii: http://www.lifesbridgeshawaii.org/services

• Specifically for LBGTQ youth: The Trevor Project: www.thetrevorproject.org or 1-866-488-7386

• Alliance of Hope (national program to reach family, friends and community survivors of suicide.) Moderated, interactive website: www.allianceofhope.org (The organization is headquartered in Illinois, but its website is administered from Kauai).

• American Foundation for Suicide Prevention website: www.afsp.org/chapter/afsp-hawaii/

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