Suicide Prevention Resources
Maine Suicide Prevention Program
Established in 1998, The Maine Suicide Prevention Program (MSPP) is coordinated by the Injury Prevention Program at Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) within Maine's Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The training and technical assistance aspects of the program are implemented by NAMI Maine and, for healthcare professionals, in partnership with the Maine Medical Association.
For more information visit: www.namimaine.org/suicideprevention
Maine Statewide Crisis Hotline
1-888-568-1112 (Voice) or 711 (Maine Relay)
The Maine Crisis Hotline helps to stabilize individuals and families while assisting in crisis resolution and action planning. If you are concerned about yourself or about somebody else, call the 24-hour crisis hotline and speak with a trained crisis clinician who can connect you to the closest crisis center.
For more information visit: https://heretohelpmaine.com/.
1-888-568-1112 (Voice) The Maine Crisis Hotline or 711 (Maine Relay)
1-800-273-TALK (8255) The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The 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.
For more information visit the Maine Suicide Prevention Program.
Maine Prevention Store - Free print materials and digital downloads
NAMI Maine Helpline
1-800-464-5767 (Press 1)
The NAMI Helpline is a safe and confidential mental health service for peers, law enforcement, professionals, friends and family members. It provides support, education and advocacy for anyone with questions about mental health concerns. Helpline available Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm.
Maine Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics
For more information visit: www.maineaap.org.
American Academy of Family Physicians
For more information visit: www.aafp.org.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
For more information visit: www.aacap.org.
Child Mind Institute
For more information visit: www.childmind.org.
DHHS- Children’s Behavioral Health Services
MaineCare - Health Insurance
Katie Beckett MaineCare
Children under age 19, with serious health conditions who are over the income level for free MaineCare, may get MaineCare coverage through the Katie Beckett program. Children enrolled in Katie Beckett pay a low-cost premium for health coverage.
Acadia Hospital CARES
The Child-Adolescent Resource and Educational Series, or CARES, highlights crucial youth mental health and wellness issues. The series follows young people as they address topics such as eating disorders, bullying, anxiety, sexual identity, substance abuse, and resiliency.
More information: www.northernlighthealth.org/AcadiaCARES
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