We at Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation hope that you are staying safe during this unusual time. To ensure everyone’s safety, and corporation with state and federal guidelines, the OSPF staff will be working remotely beginning Tuesday March 17, 2o2o due to growing concerns over COVID-19. We will still be available via email and phone, however please allow a little extra time for us to get back to you.

To stay up to date with the latest information please visit www.coronavirus.ohio.gov

With You Here

Black men have the fastest growing suicide rate. 16.8% of black men have attempted suicide in the past year. Life is better with you here.

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Be Present Ohio

Learn more about how teens can be more present for themselves and others.

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Suicide Prevention Plan for Ohio

See the State of Ohio’s strategic plan for suicide prevention.

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How to Talk to a Loved One

What to do when you think someone is suicidal.

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Suicide Prevention Course

Learn how your college can adopt this course designed for Ohio Institutions of Higher Education.

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The statistics are as staggering as they are heartbreaking.

Ohioans die by suicide each year

An average of nearly 5 per day. That’s more than triple the homicide rate.


of those who die by suicide are men

Especially older men. And nearly 12% are young people.


increase in Ohio's suicide rate from 2008-2017

And now accounts for 65% of our state’s violent deaths.

View Ohio’s Suicide Prevention Plan

Find a Coalition

Ohio hosts a vast network of suicide prevention coalitions representing counties across the state. Select a county from the dropdown list below to view its coalition information.

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