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  • Family Members of Loved Ones with Lived Experience

  • Advice for Young People

  • Becoming a Volunteer Field Advocate for Suicide Prevention

  • Mental Health Conversations in the Black Community

  • How to Talk About Suicide

  • Advice for Family and Friends

  • What Supported Your Recovery

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SAU Hosts AFSP Panel & Faculty/Staff Training as Black History Month Mental Health Event

The panel occurs on Tuesday, February 20th, from 11 a.m. to noon at the university campus’ Seby Jones Fine Arts Center Auditorium.

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Launches Suicide Prevention Resource for Black and African American Communities

L.E.T.S. is a free presentation created by and for Black people, designed to reduce cultural stigma, foster conversations about mental health, and raise awareness of suicide prevention for individuals who identify as Black or African American.

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PAPA ROACH CONTINUES SUPPORTING MENTAL HEALTH AND SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS WITH RELEASE OF  “SCARS FEAT. CHRIS DAUGHTRY (LIVE)"

Papa Roach Pledges Donation to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Ongoing Support of the Organization’s Talk Away the Dark Public Service Campaign

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Suicide Does Not Discriminate: Normalizing the Conversation Around Suicide in the Black and African American Community

L.E.T.S. Save Lives is an effort to help normalize the conversation regarding suicide in the Black and African American community. It is a reminder that the danger of losing hope and social connection is not exclusive to any one race or culture, and neither is the opportunity to create pathways to restore hope.

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Research Roundup February 2024: Recently Published Findings From AFSP-Funded Studies

The Research Roundup is a regular update of recently published findings in suicide prevention research.

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If Anyone Asks, This Was an Accident: Why We Have to Talk Openly About Suicide

If we are going to cut down on the alarming number of suicides, we need to let our friends and families talk about their suicidal thoughts without making them feel ashamed. We have to figure out a way to have these painful conversations, regardless of how frightened or hurt we may be to hear them.

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