Resources

Here is a list of resources that can be helpful for everything including books, phone numbers and things that can help in your time of need

EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS

 

 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline - 800-273-8255 (TALK)

Colorado Crisis Services 1-844-493-8255 (TALK)

Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ 1-866-488-7386

First Responder Hotline 1-844-550-4376 (HERO)

National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233

National DEAF Domestic Violence Hotline 1-855-812-1001

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network 1-800-656-4673

National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-422-4453 (4ACHILD)

 

TEXT HOTLINE

TEXT ‘HELP’ TO 741-741

TWITTER

@800273TALK

 

NEW NATIONAL THREE DIGIT

SUICIDE HOTLINE NUMBER

988

Books

Here is a list of our current publications. Stay Safe, Stay Strong, Stay Alive! will be sent free of charge and shipping to all who request our material.

Reflections of  a Beret

Steven Bates, USAF, has put together a variety of his poems written through his career and deployments as well as his personal life and suicide attempts.

Here is a link for the book on Amazon. For those who would like it in Audible, here is the link

The 'After' Life

Steven Bates fires off another salvo of poems. He searches for and ponders the mutual, common ground. All these poems were written after his retirement from 18 years of military service.

Here is a link for the book on Amazon. For those who would like it in Audible, here is the link.

Beyond The 'After' Life

Inspired by real events and nature, Steven Bates has written this collection of poetry to honor those who sacrifice so much for their country and to remind those that struggle they can thrive in the face of adversity.

Here is a link for the book on Amazon. For those who would like it in Audible, here is the link.

Stay Safe, Stay Strong, Stay Alive

This book is the compilation of selections from over four books of poetry written by Steven W Bates and has been created specifically as a resource for www.poemspeak.org to contain only poems written about the struggles and situations created by living with PTSD, depression, and suicidal thoughts.

Here is a link for the book on Amazon. For those who would like it in Audible, here is the link