On average, two Utahns die as a result of suicide every day and 12 Utahns are treated for suicide attempts every day. News4Utah is shining the light on prevention efforts and resources available to those who are struggling to find hope.   

If you have an emergency, please call 911. 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Statewide Crisis Intervention Hotline: 1-801-587-3000

 

Wasatch Front Crisis Lines:

  • Davis County 1-801-773-7060
  • Utah County 1-801-373-7393
  • Wasatch County 1-801-318-4016
  • Weber County 1-801-625-3700

Other Utah Crisis Lines:

  • Utah County Crisis Line 1-801-691-LIFE
  • Summit County 1-435-649-8437
  • Tooele County – 1-435-843-5600
  • Central Utah 1-877-386-0194
  • Northeastern Utah 1-435-828-8241
  • Cache County 1-435-752-0750
  • Box Elder County 1-435-452-8612
  • Southeastern Utah 1-800-502-3999
  • Southwestern Utah 1-435-634-5600

90and9.org

90&9 is a non-profit that supports suicide prevention and healthy living through the arts. We produce live shows, provide dance, music, and cirque workshops for at-risk teens, and help educate teens about the warning signs of suicide. Our main goal is to help teens understand that no matter how difficult their circumstances, they have the power to make “beauty from the ashes.”

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The grassroots work we do focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by: delivering innovative prevention programs, educating the public about risk factors and warning signs, raising funds for suicide research and programs, and reaching out to those individuals who have lost someone to suicide.

Continue Mission

Continue Mission is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving Veterans with service-connected physical, mental, and emotional injuries. We aim to inspire, empower, and involve Veterans and their families and referred Service Members in recreational and educational programs that promote health and wellness and positive life-changing experiences. We are dedicated to raising mental health awareness and taking an active role in suicide prevention.

NAMI Utah-National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI Utah is Utah’s voice on mental illness. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Utah’s mission is to ensure the dignity and improve the lives of those who live with mental illness and their families through support, education and advocacy.

Mental Health First AID

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.

University of Utah Counseling Center Crisis Services

The UCC offers crisis services M-F 8-5.  If you are a U of U student, staff or faculty member and need to talk with someone immediately, a UCC staff member is available to assist.  Call us at 801-581-6826 or walk into the Center at 426 Student Services Building. Faculty and staff may also contact the University EAP at 801-587-9319

Utah Department of Health

Focused on suicide prevention. We collect and provide statistical data to promote public health and prevent injuries. 

Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition

We are dedicated to suicide prevention, resiliency promotion, and supporting those impacted by suicide. Suicide is a leading cause of preventable death in Utah and takes lives without regard to age, income, race, or gender. We are a public-private partnership of community members, suicide survivors, service providers, researchers, and others dedicated to saving lives and advancing suicide prevention efforts in Utah. The coalition has four workgroups: community awareness, training & education, epidemiology, and policy.