Suicide Prevention Awareness

Illinois Central College is committed to reducing the stigma of mental health issues and is dedicated to bringing awareness to this important mental health topic.

The stigma associated with mental illness can have a devastating impact on individuals and their families. Learn what you can do to help yourself and others…

How to make a difference

Learn more about suicide

Resources for youth at-risk of completing suicide


The ReachOut website’s content is to help teens and young adults facing tough ties and mental health issues


Stop bullying on the spot.

LGBTQ+ Suicidal Behavior

LGBTQ+ resources and links.

Veteran Resources

24/7, confidential crisis support.

Helping those who have lost a loved one to suicide

Social Media’s role in suicide prevention

Social awareness can be spread around the world in seconds with all the forms of social media we have today. However, we must be good stewards of how we spread information. Here’s a list of things to do and not to do when discussing suicide. Our words have power — use them for good.

All websites and referenced material is approved by the government as evidence-based programs. This material was made available to you through a grant from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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