Suicide Prevention Resources for Everyone

We can all help to prevent suicide. If you’re unsure where to begin, these resources allow everyone to learn more or get help.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

We can all help prevent suicide. The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

Veterans Crisis Line – dial 988, then press 1

24/7, confidential crisis support for Veterans and their loved ones. You don’t have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to connect.

NH Rapid Response Access Point

NH Rapid Response Access Point is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – including holidays – by phone, text, or chat to support you in your time of need. If you or someone you care about has a mental health or substance use crisis, you can call and speak to trained and caring staff.

Contact the NH Rapid Response Access Point at 833-710-6477 or visit

NAMI New Hampshire

Are you looking for support? NAMI New Hampshire (National Alliance on Mental Illness) offers a variety of support groups that may fit your needs. NAMI New Hampshire offers groups in communities across the state facilitated by a trained leader with lived experience who is a family member, parent/caregiver, person in recovery from a mental health condition, or those who have lost a loved one to suicide.

The New Hampshire Suicide Prevention Annual Report

The NH Suicide Prevention Annual Report is the result of the collaborative work of many groups, committees, and organizations in NH that have dedicated time and resources to study the issue of suicide in our state. The report looks at suicide prevention and postvention across the lifespan. A new report is released each fall, summarizing data from the previous calendar year.

New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the largest agency in the New Hampshire state government, responsible for the health, safety, and well-being of the citizens of New Hampshire. The Department provides assistance with a variety of needs including, but not limited to, food & meals, finances, housing, childcare/parenting, aging, Medicaid, child support, alcohol & other drug misuse, and more.


ServiceLink provides information, support, and referrals to individuals of all ages, income levels, and abilities and administers programs and services such as Information and Referral Services, Person-Centered Options Counseling, NH Family Caregiver Program, State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), and Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP).

ServiceLink Toll-Free Number For Assistance


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – NH Chapter

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is one of the leading suicide prevention organizations in our nation.

NH Doorways/211

The Doorway is a program that is changing how New Hampshire helps people with an opioid use disorder (OUD) or other substance use disorders (SUD). There are nine Doorway locations, providing single points of entry for people seeking help for substance use, whether they need treatment, support, or resources for prevention and awareness. The regional Doorways ensure that help is always less than an hour away. In addition, 24/7 access to services is also available by dialing 211.



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