University Health and Counseling Services

Promoting Emotional Health, Preventing Suicide

Everybody Struggles

 Suicide Prevention Guide online guide available through the Center for Collegiate Mental Heath

The Jed Foundation

Maine Suicide Prevention Program

The Trevor Project--24hr crisis support and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth

National Suicide Prevention LifeLine   (1-800-273-8255)

Crisis Line for Veterans (1-800-273-8255, press #1)

Maine State Crisis Hotline ( 1-888-568-1112)

Cumberland County Crisis Hotline (1-207-774-HELP) 


Have you ever wondered how to talk with a friend who may be experiencing suicidal thoughts? You may find this video from the Ad Council: Seize the Awkward campaign with Remi Cruz helpful (2:43). 

Remi Cruz on Trusting Your Gut | Friendship & Mental Health | Ad Council

At USM Health and Counseling, we are always available to help you if you have questions about a friend or a family member.