The Center for Suicide Prevention and Recovery (CSPAR)

University of Washington

CSPAR conducts research and training to provide mental health professionals with the resources they need to effectively care for individuals experiencing suicidal thoughts and behavior. Based on our and others research on what works to treat suicidality, we provide training, self-directed courses and a wide range of tools and resources to improve suicide care.

Immediate and Long-Term Support

Caring people and resources can be found right here

Suicide Research Library

Explore proposed, active, and completed research studies

Trainings and Certifications

Self-guided classes and workshop calendar

If you, a loved one, or someone you know are experiencing suicidal thoughts or behavior, caring professionals and trusted resources are available 24/7 to help you.

On any phone, dial the SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE: 988

You likely found this page because you are in need of connection or are reaching out for help. If you ever wonder if you should call, you should definitely call – compassionate and caring people are always here for you.

Breathe deep. We see you. You are valued. Please call #988 to make a human connection.

For other Crisis Resources, visit the Suicide Prevention Lifeline website.

If you are not in crisis but looking for more, you can review our compiled online resources for hope, treatment, and recovery.