Advocate for suicide prevention

Learn how American Foundation for Suicide Prevention volunteer Field Advocates are helping our public policy office in Washington, D.C. to pass suicide prevention policies that will save lives.

Action Center

Visit our Action Center to stay up to date on the federal and state bills that need your support.

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Become an advocate

Become an advocate to help prevent suicide

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Attend a public policy event

Our public policy events bring together suicide prevention advocates from every state to urge public officials at all levels of government to prioritize suicide prevention and mental health.

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Public policy resources

Public policy priorities

AFSP's volunteer Field Advocates have won many victories at both federal and state levels. Learn more about our top legislative and policy priorities that need your support.

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Resources for advocates

Find resources to further your journey and increase your knowledge as a Field Advocate with AFSP.

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State Fact Sheets

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention provides information about each state's suicide statistics in easy to download and print pdfs.

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Interested in becoming our next public policy intern?

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Learn the latest statistics on suicide

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