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 state and federal 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 to prioritize suicide prevention.

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Public policy resources

Public policy priorities

American Foundation for Suicide Preventions's Advocates have won many victories at both federal and state levels, including mandatory suicide prevention programs for schools and landmark legislation like the Excellence in Mental Health Act. Learn more about our top Federal and State policy priorities.

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Resources for advocates

Find resources to help support you along your advocacy journey.

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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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