Suicide Prevention

The websites listed below are for informational purposes only. Inclusion on this list does not constitute an endorsement by the CSD.

  • UConn Suicide Prevention Committee
  • The UConn Suicide Prevention Committee works all year planning events, sharing important information, training first responders, and engaging the campus to discuss suicide and suicide prevention. The Suicide Prevention Committee will hold suicide prevention events throughout the academic year to strongly communicate that UConn cares and that there is hope, help, and healing for everyone who needs it. UConn is aware and shows it cares, ask for help!
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, a 501(c)(3) organization, has been at the forefront of a wide range of suicide prevention initiatives in 2007 — each designed to reduce loss of life from suicide. We are investing in groundbreaking research, new educational campaigns, innovative demonstration programs and critical policy work.
  • Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
    SPRC promotes the implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention and enhances the nation’s mental health infrastructure by providing states, government agencies, private organizations, colleges and universities, and suicide survivor and mental health consumer groups with access to the science and experience that can support their efforts to develop programs, implement interventions, and promote policies to prevent suicide.
  • The Jed Foundation
    A college student’s suicide is a tragedy that devastates not only the surviving family and close friends but the student’s entire campus community.  The Jed Foundation, a national nonprofit organization, was born from one such tragedy following the loss of Jed Satow, a college sophomore.   Jed died by suicide without anyone fully understanding that his life was in imminent danger.
  • Ulifeline
    ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding mental health and suicide prevention. ULifeline is available where college students seek information the most – at their fingertips on the Internet.