Suicide Prevention Resources

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is committed to addressing the problem of suicide in Wisconsin. Research and science provide strategies to save lives.

Call for help

  • Life threatening emergency - 911
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Veterans Crisis Line - 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
  • General Information on Local Mental Health Services - 211

Text for help

For emotional support and resources to help with any struggle before it becomes a crisis, text HOPELINE to 741741. This is a free service provided by the Center for Suicide Awareness.

Training Opportunity – 2016 Wisconsin Zero Suicide Academy™

Mental Health America of Wisconsin (MHA) has released a call for applications for its 2016 Wisconsin Zero Suicide Academy™, which will be held in Eau Claire on June 1-2. The Wisconsin Zero Suicide Academy™ is a two-day training for senior leaders of health and behavioral health care organizations that seek to dramatically reduce suicides among patients in their care, including patients with serious mental health disorders. It is sponsored by MHA with grant support from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

Last Revised: January 21, 2016