Resources

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: AFSP is the nation’s leading organization bringing together people across communities and backgrounds to understand and prevent suicide, and to help heal the pain it causes. Individuals, families, and communities who have been personally touched by suicide are the moving force behind everything we do.

The Dr. Robert E. Elliott Foundation: The purpose of this Arkansas-based foundation is to educate and be a resource for those in need of help. Whether it be you personally, a family member, a friend or an acquaintance, we are here to help. If you or someone you know is suffering from depression or contemplating suicide, please seek immediate help.

National Alliance on Mental Illness: NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.

NAMI is the foundation for hundreds of NAMI State Organizations, NAMI Affiliates and volunteer leaders who work in local communities across the country to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy and support group programs.

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide: The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide is a national non-profit organization founded in 2005 by two fathers who lost their two teenage children to suicide. With a mission to reduce the number of youth suicides and attempted suicides by encouraging public awareness through the development of educational training programs, SPTS has achieved a national reputation as a leader in the suicide prevention field. SPTS was instrumental in getting its home state of New Jersey to pass the first law in the country requiring professional development in suicide prevention for educators and offers FREE online, best-practice training  to meet this mandate; there are now a total of 18 states with similar requirements.

The Wolfe Street Foundation: The purpose of the Wolfe Street Foundation, Inc. is to provide a meeting place for those seeking to recover from their addiction to alcohol and for loved ones and others affected by their addiction. Today, there are more than 40 meetings a week in Arkansas and a variety of special events for those who are participating in these 12-step programs of recovery.