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Preventing Suicide Factsheet

Basic facts and statistics about suicide and preventing suicide, compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Suicide Rising Across the US: Vital Signs Factsheet

Basic information about the rise of suicide in the United States, compiled by the National Center for Health Statistics and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Suicide Mortality in the United States, 1999-2017

Information about suicide mortality in the US from 1999-2017, compiled by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Media Guidelines

Guidelines for reporting on suicide

Social Media Guidelines

Guidelines for talking about suicide on social media

Storytelling for Suicide Prevention Checklist Things to keep in mind when telling your story of how suicide has impacted your life, developed by the Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Framework for Successful Messaging

A resource to help people messaging about suicide to develop messages that are strategic, safe, positive, and make use of relevant guidelines and best practices.


988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Local and National Resources

Campus Resources
Counseling and Psychological Services Center
(828) 262-3180

University Police Department
(828) 262-2150
Emergencies: (828) 262-8000

Office of the Dean of Students
(828) 262-8284

Counseling for Faculty
and Staff

(828) 262-4951

Community Resources
Daymark Recovery Services
(828) 264-4357
After Hours/Crises Line: (828) 264-4357

National Resources
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Chat: Click Here

The Trevor Project

Trans Lifeline

Crisis Textline
Text HOME to 741741

At Risk: Suicide Prevention Training Simulation