Suicide Prevention

You are not alone.

If you, a friend or family member is in crisis, you can contact Counseling Center staff by calling 781-736-3730 or refer to the resources below.

Brandeis University has partnered with the JED foundation to maximize suicide prevention, reduction of alcohol and substance abuse, and provide opportunities for prevention services on campus. The JED foundation website is a resource for self-help tools and suicide prevention resources.

Crisis Text Line

Need help now? Text START to 741-741 or call 800-273-TALK (8255) to reach the Crisis Text Line, a culturally sensitive emergency resource.

Need to talk? Samaritans listens. Call or text Samaritans’ 24/7 statewide helpline at 877-870-4673. Whatever the reason, you will get help from a trained volunteer offering non-judgmental support. Our Massachusetts-based crisis Helpline is confidential and free.

Campus Connect: A Suicide Prevention Training for Gatekeepers

A training resource specifically for gatekeepers.