Whether you are thinking about suicide now or in the recent past, or you made a suicide attempt last night or several years ago, we understand that the pain you have felt is deep, your emotions may still feel raw, and your feelings about wanting to end your life are (or were) complicated. We’re glad that you found CSS and Lifeline and we want to help you remain safe and find hope, whether your difficult period is now or in the future.
If you or someone you know is struggling with difficult life circumstances or uncomfortable thoughts and emotions, we are here to help. You do not need to be experiencing suicidal thoughts or feelings to call.
Trained Crisis Line Counselors are available 24/7 to take your call:
Crisis Support Services of Alameda County, CA - 24 Hour Crisis Line:1-800-309-2131
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:1-800-273-8255
Lifelineforattemptsurvivors.org is a website where you’ll find stories from attempt survivors who have made it through their darkest hour. Some of these stories and resources are for families, friends, and clinicians who want to support people who are feeling suicidal and/or suicide attempt survivors.
Live Through This is a collection of portraits and stories of suicide attempt survivors, as told by those survivors.The intention of Live Through This is to show that everyone is susceptible to depression and suicidal thoughts by sharing portraits and stories of real attempt survivors—people who look just like you. These feelings could affect your mom, your partner, or your brother, and the fear of talking about it can be a killer.
Survivor of Suicide Attempt Support Group
Survivor of Suicide Attempt support groups provide support for individuals over 18 years old who have made a suicide attempt. This group offers adults a safe, confidential supportive environment to explore strengths and coping skills and receive support.