In December 2019, the FCC voted to designate a three-digit phone number, 9-8-8, for individuals in suicidal crisis to seek help.
Advocating for a Simpler Way to Get Help

In December 2019, the FCC voted to designate a three-digit phone number, 9-8-8, for individuals in suicidal crisis to seek help.


Suicide Prevention Advocates Gather in Jefferson City

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and in Missouri.


Suicide Prevention Advocates Gather in Salem

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the eighth leading cause of death in Oregon.


Suicide Prevention Advocates Storm the Capitol in Richmond
Suicide Prevention Advocates Storm the Capitol in Richmond

 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the 11th leading cause of death in Virginia.


Joy, Hope and Gratitude

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is a proud leader in the Mental Health for US coalition.


Advocates Urge Utah Lawmakers to Prioritize Mental Health, Crisis Services

As a suicide loss survivor, I advocate for Them. I advocate for Him. I advocate for Her. I advocate for You.


"Dear Dr. Jill..."
Ask Dr. Jill: Does Mental Illness Play a Role in Suicide?

"Dear Dr. Jill..."


Suicide Prevention Advocates Gather in Nashville

AFSP volunteer advocates play a critical role in elevating the issue of suicide prevention in the minds and hearts of our state legislators.


Suicide Prevention Advocates Gather in Annapolis

The AFSP Maryland Capitol Day is a special day for all who have a connection with or a personal story around the topic of suicide


The AFSP South Dakota Capitol Day is a special day for all who have a connection with or a personal story around the topic of suicide.
Advocates to Urge Lawmakers to Prioritize Suicide Prevention in Pierre

The AFSP South Dakota Capitol Day is a special day for all who have a connection with or a personal story around the topic of suicide.


Suicide Prevention Advocates Call for an In-State, Lifeline Crisis Call Center in Wyoming

On Thursday, February 13, advocates from the Wyoming Chapter will meet with lawmakers to urge their support of future legislative and funding efforts to bring a National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL)-affiliated crisis call center to the state.


One Night, One Goal: Commemorating AFSP’s 25th Overnight Walk

We’re commemorating a major milestone this year, the 25th Overnight Walk, with one special event in New York City on June 20, 2020.