Suicide Prevention and Crisis Support
The Helpline Center is South Dakota’s leader in suicide prevention and response. If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts please call 1-800-273-8255 anytime, day or night. All South Dakotans have access to the crisis line all day, every day. The service is free and confidential.
The Helpline Center offers a variety of suicide prevention trainings, crisis support and survivor services that include grief support for individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide. We are the only accredited suicide crisis center in South Dakota. The Helpline Center provides suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention services.
Each year the Helpline Center holds events that raise funds for our suicide prevention and crisis support programs. As our communities and state continue to to experience the loss of our family and friends, the Step Forward to Prevent Suicide and the Helpline Open events raise awareness and funding to support our programs. Click on the event logos below to learn more.