Episode 37: Suicide Prevention with Jonathan Singer

NASW Social Work Talks Podcast


Our guest Jonathan B. Singer, Ph.D., LCSW, is an associate professor of social work at Loyola University Chicago and a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in working with children and families. 

He's the host of the award-winning Social Work Podcast, and author of multiple publications, including "Suicide in Schools: A Practitioner's Guide to Multi-level Prevention, Assessment, Intervention, and Postvention."

Published Sept. 10, 2019

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National Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Use the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to speak to a counselor now. It’s free, and everything you tell them is confidential, unless it’s essential to contact emergency services to keep you or someone else safe.

  • Phone: 1-800-273-8255
  • Chat online with Lifeline Chat
  • Text HOME to 741741

The TREVOR Project
Trained counselors provide support 24/7 for young people who are in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk.

  • Phone: 1-866-488-7386
  • Chat online
  • Text START to 678678.

Trans Lifeline runs a peer support hotline at 877-565-8860.

Seize the Awkward offers tips for teens about talking to their friends about mental health and how to help.

Mental Health Resources for Young Adults - The Jed Foundation

Half of Us raises awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connects students to resources to get help.

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