I NEED HELP FOR MYSELF OR SOMEONE I LOVE, WHAT DO I DO?
We are glad that you found us! We want to provide as much information to help you locate assistance if you or someone you love is in a crisis. Resources and information is below.
We can all help prevent suicide. 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.
The Mobile Response Team (MRT) provides around-the-clock intervention and support to all individuals in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties dealing with a behavioral or mental health crisis. We’re mobile, so we come to you. We also provide help over the phone.
Providing education, resources, and support to the Pensacola and surrounding
communities for suicide prevention and mental health awareness
Suicide is not an option, someone always cares.
Pensacola Survivors, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which was founded in February 2018 to support our local community members who have lost someone to suicide, are suicide attempt survivors or struggle with their own mental health. We are dedicated to providing support and resources to our local Pensacola community including Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.
WHAT WE DO
We want to provide the most complete list of community resources available to help you and your loved ones in times of need. We will continually update this page as new information becomes available.
Our goal is to provide you with information regarding available support groups for anyone in need to help with dealing with the loss of loved ones to suicide.
HOW CAN I SUPPORT PENSACOLA SURVIVORS WITH THEIR MISSION?
MAKE A DONATION
Make A True Change
Pensacola Survivors always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you, with every contribution going towards helping us support our local community members looking for resources and information about suicide prevention and mental health awareness.
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VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME
Support your local community members by becoming a trained Crisis Counselor with the Crisis Text Line.
Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Volunteer Your Time and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support to your neighbors. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards stopping suicide.
ATTEND SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING
Become a Gatekeeper
Pensacola Survivors has three Board members qualified to train Gatekeepers.
Gatekeepers can be anyone, and include parents, friends, neighbors, teachers, ministers, doctors, nurses, office supervisors, squad leaders, foremen, police officers, advisors, caseworkers, firefighters, and many others who are strategically positioned to recognize and refer someone at risk of suicide.
As a QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to:
Recognize the warning signs of suicide
Know how to offer hope
Know how to get help and save a life
"A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle."