National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) The National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP) represents the combined work of advocates, clinicians, researchers and survivors around the nation. It lays out a framework for action to prevent suicide and guides development of an array of services and programs that must be developed. It is designed to be a catalyst for social change with the power to transform attitudes, policies, and services. The NSSP Goals and Objectives for Action was published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in May of 2001, with leadership from the Surgeon General.
Veterans Crisis Line Veterans Crisis Line The Veterans Crisis Line is available 24/7/365 for Veterans, Service members and their loved ones even if they are not registered with the Department of Veterans Affairs or enrolled in VA healthcare. It offers a free, confidential hotline and online chat service specifically for Veterans and Service members in crisis and their families and friends. The website also provides information and resources including handouts, videos and more.