Suicide Prevention

Resources for Plymouth County Suicide Prevention Coalition

Call or text the following numbers:

  • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: Call or text 988
    • All calls/texts are confidential and free
    • Also for substance abuse, economic worries, depression, mental and physical illness, to name a few.
  • National Suicide Prevention LifeLine - 800-273-TALK (8255)
    • Veterans, press 1
    • Spanish press 2
  • Call 2 Talk (United Way) - 508-532-2255 or TEXT C2T to 741741
  • Samaritans MA Statewide Hotline - 1-877-870-HOPE (4673) Call or Text 24 hours a day
  • Massachusetts Department of Mental Health Crisis Hotline - Call 800-322-1356
  • Statewide Emergency Service Program 877-382-1609 24/7
    • Plymouth Area - Child and Family Services of New Bedford - 877-996-3154 24 hours a day
  • High Point Treatment Center Plymouth - 508-224-7704 or Outpatient - 508-224-7705
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth - 508-746-2000
    • Emergency Department - Clinician's Office - 508-830-2159

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP)

Lifeline - anonymous screenings

American Foundation Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

Home | AFSP

Resources available to loss survivors, plus More Than Sad video is a school-based program that provides an overview of the causes and treatment of suicidal behavior in teens and emphasizes the role of (parents) and teachers (an others adults) in identifying and referring at-risk teens and depression. Some other programs are: "It's Real", Talk Saves Lives, SafeTALK"

Mental Health First Aid 

Massachusetts Referral Line for Health and Human Services: call/text 211

Mental Health First Aid - Resource information and Class registration

Riverside Trauma Center

Riverside Trauma Center - 888-851-2451 Call 24 hours a day

Riverside Trauma Center, a service of Riverside Community Care, provides critical incident services to communities, schools, health and human services providers, organizations, government agencies, workplaces, and individuals in many areas of Massachusetts.

Their team is composed of highly-trained, licensed mental health professionals who have expertise in managing acute trauma, sudden or violent death, traumatic grief, and other highly stressful events.

They provide Community outreach, consultation, and counseling to help people recover from the overwhelming stress caused by traumatic events, including natural disasters, serious accidents, suicides, homicides, unexpected deaths, highly stressful events, and terrorism.

Education to communities and organizations about suicide prevention and postvention, psychological trauma, resilience, and the emotional needs of returning veterans.

Other Resources

Cranberry Hospice & Palliative Care - Plymouth, MA

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth
Phone: 508-746-0215

Cranberry Hospice provides grief support to any member of the community seeking assistance free of charge. Services are provided to adults, teens, and children. Adult Support groups meet at Hope Floats Healing and Wellness Center in Kingston.

Hope Floats Wellness Center - Kingston, MA

Hope Floats Wellness Center
Phone:  781-525-4221

Hope Floats offers bereavement and an educational center for individuals and families who are grieving or facing other life challenges. Their mission is to help people cope with loss, support their healing, and nurture their physical and emotional well-being.

Coalition Contacts

Free Training available- Mental Health First Aid, (Adult, Youth, and Safety Personnel), QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer), SafeTALK, Talk Saves Lives. We also have ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (at a small cost).

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