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Talk Away the Dark

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This year, we’re shining a light on the stigmas and myths around talking about our mental health. Watch our PSA and learn how talking openly about suicide is the first step to preventing suicide.

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Learn about new suicide prevention national survey results

We've partnered with the Action Alliance and SPRC to conduct a poll to learn more about the public's perception of mental health & suicide prevention

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Walk to fight suicide

Walkers like us make a difference. Together we can change the conversation about mental health and put a stop to this tragic loss of life.

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Discover community programs

Discover the programs AFSP uses to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide

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AFSP national events

Connection makes a difference

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Learn the latest statistics on suicide

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Practical information for immediately after a loss

The immediate aftermath of a loved one’s suicide is a challenging, confusing, and painful time. The information below will help get you through the first few days with a better understanding of the things you’re likely to face.

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I've lost someone

You are not alone. Suicide affects millions each year, and thanks to our donors and volunteers—many of whom are loss survivors themselves—we can provide these resources to help you heal.

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Get help

Find support for yourself or those who may be at risk for suicide

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Share your story

Learn how to safely share your personal experience with suicide and mental health.

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