Depression, if left untreated, is the number one cause of suicide. Thousands of American’s die of suicide every year. Phone texting and instant messaging are the most popular forms of communication. Many people are more likely to use these types of communication versus talking on the phone or in-person. “The Kristin Brooks Hope Center , To Write Love On Her Arms and PostSecret have partnered together to launch IMAlive , the first live online crisis network with 100% of its staff certified and trained in crisis intervention.” This technology is still at the testing stage with a projected launch date in 2010.