Nebraska Rural Youth Suicide Prevention Resources

Nebraska Needs You

For immediate help:

Call 1-800-273-TALK or text HOME to 741741.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-8255 to connect with someone now.

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the U.S. to text with a crisis counselor about any type of crisis.

Other ways to get help:

  • Nebraska Youth Suicide Prevention Resources

    Visit the Nebraska Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative’s website for a list of local and national resources for youth suicide prevention and mental health support.

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  • Bryan Health Online Mental Health Screening

    Take a few minutes to take a free mental health screening from Bryan Health to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a behavioral health professional. This screening is completely anonymous and confidential.

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  • Your Life Your Voice

    Explore the Your Life Your Voice website for tips and tools to cope with tough situations facing kids, teens and young adults. Topics include family, relationships, bullying, abuse, addiction, suicide and more. Gain inspiration from real stories shared by youth who reached out for help and found hope.

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  • Nebraska Family Helpline

    Parents and families concerned about a youth experiencing mental and/or behavioral health issues may reach out to the Nebraska Family Helpline at 1-888-866-8660 for free, 24/7 support.

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LGBTQA+ Center from University of Nebraska

  • Resources:

    On this site, you'll find resource guides including a trans guide, trans ally pamphlet, and a pamphlet with information about LGBTQA+ groups and other resources in the Nebraska community.

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Nebraska needs you

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Nebraska Needs You is a community-wide social media campaign focused on promoting hope, resilience and connectedness among rural youth in Nebraska by sharing positive and empowering key messages that will encourage them to see their worth, take care of their mental health, and to reach out for help if they or someone they know is considering suicide.

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