Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention

If you or someone you know is talking about suicide, please call the suicide prevention hotline 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

Call 988 or (316) 660-7500 or Text CONNECT to 741741

Our Community Crisis Center (CCC) has been the suicide prevention service for many years in Sedgwick County. At the CCC, priority is given to callers who are at risk for suicide.

Upcoming Suicide Prevention Events:

Mental Health First Aid Training (click here for upcoming training)

WSU Suspenders4Hope: Preventing Suicide Trainings https://suspenders4hope.com/course-content/

MHASCK and Stop Suicide ICT https://www.stopsuicideict.com/training/ 

International Survivors of Suicide Loss: search for this year’s events at https://afsp.org/international-survivors-of-suicide-loss-day/

Suicide Prevention Coalition

Mission Statement

The mission of the Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition is to promote and implement evidence-based approaches, local research and community change to reduce the impact of suicide with the ultimate goal of zero suicides in Sedgwick County.

Coalitions Meetings

The Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition meets every 2nd Friday of the month 8:30-9:30 a.m. at 615 N Main St.

Suicide Statistics

Read the Suicide Statistics for Wichita and Sedgwick County

Survivors of Suicide

Download a handbook created especially for those left behind that provides information about grief, stress, support systems and healing.

Los sobrevivientes al suicidio: un manual para aquellos que se quedaron

Supporting Survivors of Suicide Loss: A Guide for Funeral Directors

A Glimpse Into Mental Health Crisis Services

Suicide Prevention

Burden to Others



Articles and Printed Materials

Community Resources