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Are you in a crisis? Call or text 988 or text TALK to 741741

¿Estás en una crisis? Llama o envía un mensaje de texto al 988 o envía un mensaje de texto con AYUDA al 741741

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Support the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Hundreds of AFSP volunteer advocates are gathering in Washington, D.C. for our 15th Annual Advocacy Forum in support of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline—and we need your help!

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I want to discover ways to process the loss of a loved one

Find support for yourself or those who may be at risk for suicide
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I want to understand how to help someone at risk

Here’s how to talk to someone who may be struggling with their mental health
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I want to help pass suicide prevention policies that will save lives

Learn how you can advocate for suicide prevention and mental health
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I want to make a difference in someone’s life

Learn how to take action in the fight to stop suicide

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L.E.T.S. Save Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention for Black and African American Communities

A presentation created by and for Black people to reduce cultural stigma and raise awareness for individuals who identify as Black or African American

Healing Conversations

Have you lost someone to suicide? Our free resource connects you with other suicide loss survivors to help navigate this challenging journey.

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Walk to fight suicide

Read our Annual Report

It's time we shed light upon this leading cause of death. It's time to Talk Away the Dark.
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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

Learn the latest statistics on suicide

Share your story

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