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AFSP Arkansas

Suicide affects each state differently.

It doesn't take much to make a big difference, and there are opportunities for all levels of commitment.

Contact us to learn how you can get involved in your community. Volunteer with AFSP Arkansas

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Wendy Thompson

Arkansas Area Director

501-297-8016

About the AFSP Arkansas chapter

Welcome.

Our goal is simple.

“Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide”

Join us in our bold goal to reduce the rate of Suicide rates 20% by the the year 2025.

The grassroots work we do focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by: delivering innovative prevention programs, educating the public about risk factors and warning signs, raising funds for suicide research and programs, and reaching out to those individuals who have lost someone to suicide.

As a part of AFSP’s growing nationwide network of chapters, we bring together people from all backgrounds who want to prevent suicide in our communities. Families and friends who have lost someone to suicide, vulnerable individuals, mental health professionals, clergy, educators, students, community/business leaders, and many others energize our chapter.

The Arkansas Chapter was honored to receive four awards at the 2019 Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas in January. Chapter volunteers were on hand to accept awards for 2018 Outstanding Chapter Survivor of Loss Program, 2018 Outstanding Chapter Non-Event Fundraising, 2018 Century Club Walk (Little Rock), and 2018 Chapter of the Year Small Market. We thank all our volunteers, sponsors, donors and supporters for making this recognition possible.

Meet the Arkansas Board

2018 Arkansas Chapter Achievements


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