About Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a serious public health problem that can have lasting harmful effects on individuals, families, and communities.

Suicide in Idaho

Suicide is a critical public health issue in Idaho. It brings tragic loss to families, friends, schools and entire communities across the state each year. Idaho had the 5th highest suicide rate in the U.S. in 2018.

The suicide prevention hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year-round. Text support is available Monday through Friday, 3 p.m. to Midnight.

Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline
Suicide in Idaho Statistics in 2018
Idahoans died by suicide
Idaho's rate of suicide compared to the national average
Most common cause of death

Emergency hotlines

Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline

Call the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline at:

208-398-4357 (HELP)

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year-round.

Text support is available Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. to Midnight.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 (TALK). Your call will be routed to a member of the Lifeline network based on your area code.