Local & On-Campus Resources
- University Police Department: 402-472-2222
- Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): 402-472-7450 – Press 4
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- Text line: “4HOPE” to 741-741
- LGBTQA+ Teen Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386
- Veterans: 1-800-273-8255 – Press 1
- Suicide Prevention for Deaf or Hard of Hearing: 1-321-800-DEAF (3323) - provided by DeafLEAD
Local & On-Campus
- Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Offers confidential counseling for UNL students. Help is available 24/7.
- Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT)
A multi-disciplinary team of university faculty and staff whose purpose is to support students’ mental health and emotional well-being by tracking "red flags" over time, detecting patterns, trends, and disturbances in individual or group behavior.
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Offers confidential counseling for UNL employees and their immediate family at no charge. Includes suicide prevention resources.
- Nebraska LOSS Team
The LOSS team (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) has mental health professionals and trained volunteers who offer immediate support for survivors of suicide. They provide resources, support, and hope to suicide survivors.
A movement to elevate the conversation about mental health and suicide prevention in Lincoln.
- Nebraska Needs You
A community-wide social media campaign focused on promoting hope, resilience and connectedness among rural youth in Nebraska by sharing positive and empowering messages that encourage youth to see their worth, to take care of their mental health and to reach out for help if they or someone they know is considering suicide.
- Active Minds
An organization that supports mental health awareness and education for students.
- American Association of Suicidology
A resource dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide.
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Organization that raises awareness, finds scientific research, and provides resources and aid to those affected by suicide.
- The Jed Foundation
A mental health resource center that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s young adults..
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
A national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support 24/7.
- Suicide Prevention Resource Center
A federally supported resource center that advances suicide prevention efforts through consultation, training, resources, staffing and other initiatives.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminstration (SAMHSA)
An organization within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that works to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness in communities.
- The Trevor Project
A confidential suicide hotline and resources for LGBTQA+ young people. All available 24/7.