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American Youth Raise Awareness for Suicide Prevention Through Virtual Events

These events help inform our youth about mental health and suicide prevention, and create opportunities for connection. Research shows that staying connected is one action that helps safeguard our mental health and that reduces suicide risk.


Snowmobiling in Minnesota to Raise Awareness for Suicide

For the past three years, the American Foundation for Suicide’s Minnesota Chapter has been fortunate to partner with a local club to raise awareness about suicide and mental health through our Ride to Fight Suicide Snowmobile Ride.

By Cassandra Linkenmeyer, AFSP Minnesota Area Director

The Overnight Virtual Experience: Generating Awareness, Impact, and Hope to Stop Suicide

Whether we are walking all night together, or we are home and safely distanced, our Overnight family is helping create a world without suicide. There is reason for hope.

By Robert Gebbia, AFSP Chief Executive OfficerErin Kenny, AFSP Manager, Out of the Darkness Walks

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Walk to fight suicide

Walkers like us make a difference. Together we can change the conversation about mental health and put a stop to this tragic loss of life.

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Our 2020 Annual Report: How We #KeepGoing

Our 2020 Annual Report shines a spotlight on all the critical work we accomplished for our mission this past fiscal year, both before and during the rise of COVID-19.


Announcing a New Call to Action from the Surgeon General on Suicide Prevention

We at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) are excited to announce the release of the Surgeon General's Call to Action to Implement the National Strategy to Prevent Suicide.

By Robert Gebbia, AFSP Chief Executive Officer

Volunteer Advocates Push For Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Legislation Nationwide

This spring, over 30,000 volunteer Field Advocates from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) will join together in advocating for effective suicide prevention legislation.


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