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Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline provides crisis intervention, emotional support, problem solving, and referrals to local resources for persons at risk for suicide and for those concerned about them.

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Our volunteers come from all walks of life and educational backgrounds. They communicate acceptance, respect, and a desire to listen to and empower callers to find their own solutions. We have a variety of volunteer opportunities to match your interest and availability.

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Lori, a 34 year old Treasure Valley woman diagnosed with breast cancer, called the Hotline and stated she had lost everything. She recently had lost her job at a local bank, her house, her car, and her medical insurance. Lori had also lost her disability insurance and said she was running out of money... Read More

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Suicide Hotline reaches 4 year mark; adds combined crisis text & 208 area code number Hotline celebrates 4 years of continuous operations; adds combined crisis text and local voice call number to better serve Idahoans BOISE, ID. (December 5, 2016) The Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline (ISPH) turned 4 years old on Saturday November 26, helping over 14,000 callers since launch and fielding 5,400 calls this year alone. When it launched in 2012, ISPH initially had just 18 trained volunteers, and … read more

CONTACTS: John Reusser, Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline, jreusser@jannus.org Suicide Hotline Semicolon Tattoo Fundraiser September 7 $40.00 Tattoos to raise awareness & fight stigma BOISE, ID. (August 10, 2016) The Idaho Suicide Prevention- Hotline is sponsoring its second annual Semicolon Tattoo fundraiser event on Wednesday September 7 from noon until 9 pm at Resurrected Tattoo & Piercing, located at 610 N. Orchard in Boise. In writing, a semicolon represents a place where one could stop, but chooses to continue. As such, … read more

The Hotline Phone Room Supervisor is responsible for clinical decision-making, supervising volunteers in the phone room and professional consultation during assigned shifts. The Hotline Phone Room Supervisor will ensure the provision of consistent, quality, service by the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline (ISPH) as Volunteer Phone Workers handle both incoming crisis calls and follow-up outcalls with persons in suicidal or other crises, and contribute to a phone room atmosphere that is professional, congenial and respectful, while adhering to ISPH policies, procedures … read more