Please also see Safety Planning for resources on making suicide safety plans.
Please also see Youth Services for suicide prevention resources targeted towards young people.
The Crisis Center of Johnson County, Iowa
Crisis Line: 1-319-351-0140 or toll free at 1-855-325-4296
When you call The Crisis Center, expect to talk confidentially to a skilled volunteer who will listen with compassion, respond without judgment and treat you with respect. They know how to work collaboratively with you to brainstorm potential options and generate an action plan if you think it could be helpful. The Crisis Center also offers mobile crisis outreach services to people within the East Central Region of Iowa. The Mobile Crisis Outreach team can come to your location and talk to you in person, helping you to figure out the next step.
Foundation 2 Crisis Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Crisis Line: 1-319-362-2174 or toll free at 1-800-332-4224
Foundation 2 Crisis Center provides trained, compassionate telephone counselors 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Foundation 2 also offers mobile crisis outreach services to people within the East Central Region of Iowa. The Mobile Crisis Outreach team can come to your location and talk to you in person, helping you to figure out the next step.
The Iowa Helpline offers a 24-hour help line and 12-hour chat and text services for people in the East Central Region of Iowa.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Chat & Information: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Help for Someone Else: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/gethelp/someone.aspx
Help for Online Friends: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/gethelp/online.aspx
The Lifeline is a network of 160 crisis centers in 50 states and provides free, confidential emotional support to people who are considering suicide or are in emotional distress. Both the hotline and the chat service are available 24/7.
Chat & Information: www.imalive.org
IMAlive provides crisis intervention services via online chat. Their services are available on weekdays starting at 6:00pm CST and running to 9:30 or 11:30pm CST, depending on the day.
ReachOut USA has information for teens and young adults about mental health issues such as being bullied, low self-esteem, suicidal thoughts and self-injury as well as forums for users to communicate and support each other, blogs for sharing stories and referrals for getting help.
To Write Love on Her Arms
TWLOHA is a movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and invest directly into treatment and recovery.
ManTherapy.org is made for working-aged men to help them learn to deal with stress, relationships, depression, suicide, etc. This innovative site combines excellent information and humor.