Video games are my outlet.

We understand that. Our organization has a dedicated member to help the mental health and well being of our gaming community.


Free, Confidential, 24/7 Text-Based Emotional Support

Completely Free. No Catch.
Always Open. 24/7 x 365.
Trained Crisis Counselors.

Empty Shoes Memorial

Our Annual Empty Shoe Memorial. A pair of shoes representing each person who died by suicide in one year. These are people, not just numbers.

Date: July 12th, 2020
 Wisconsin State Capital

I feel so alone.

You are loved and you are important! There are people who care about you even when you feel most alone. You are not alone!

I protect and serve.

As a member of our First Responders, we value the sacrifices you make day-in and day-out. Let us help you in time of need.

I proudly served my country.

We are honored to have brave men and women be the frontline for America. We understand your struggles. We are here for you.


The Center for Suicide Awareness is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Kaukauna, WI. The Center for Suicide Awareness is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors and operating under the nonprofit laws of the State of Wisconsin.

The Center for Suicide Awareness Board of Directors, Staff, and Volunteers have included survivors, peers, and professionals who bring a special insight for suicide prevention, intervention, and post-vention. We ensure we have continual organizational growth, development, effective skill set and operational talents to maintain the high standards and integrity of the agency.

Mission Statement

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preventing suicide through proactive education, training, emotional support, collaboration, and intervention.

Vision Statement

The Center for Suicide Awareness provides services throughout the USA, as well as has international partners.

Our vision is compassion, readily accessible, barrier free, and sustained support for any individual or entity in need while free of any mental health stigma. The Center for Suicide Awareness works at the international, national, state and local levels to prevent suicide concentrating its efforts on education and awareness.

HOPELINE™, by the Center for Suicide Awareness, is a text-in (versus voice call-in) free service for help and hope. HOPELINE™ is the Emotional Support Text Line in the State of Wisconsin and provides service throughout the entire state.

HOPELINE™’s purpose is to offer emotional support and resources before situations rise to crisis level. Texts received reflect struggles with breakups, job loss, bullying, LBGTQIA+ issues, parental issues, school, friends, relationship issues or just having a bad day.