AFSP Florida Panhandle
The grassroots work we do focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by delivering prevention programs, educating the public, raising funds for suicide research and programs, & reaching out to individuals who have lost someone to suicide.
About the AFSP Florida Panhandle Chapter
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 Florida Panhandle Chapter covers Bay, Calhoun, Dixie, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Hamilton, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Suwannee, Taylor, Wakulla, Walton and Washington. Our Chapter mailing address is P.O. Box 916294, Longwood, FL 32779.
Our Chapter is committed to providing as many prevention programs as we can to our community. We are pleased to offer Talk Saves Lives, Talk Saves Lives for Workplaces, Gizmo's Pawesome Guide to Mental Health Read Along and More Than Sad for parents and educators virtually and free of charge. We routinely do programs for businesses of all sizes, conferences, PTAs, school, community organizations, faith groups, and more!
*Please note, at this time we are only offering virtual programs.
More Than Sad
More Than Sad has taught over a million students and educators how to be smarter about mental health.Learn more
It’s Real is a documentary featuring the stories of six college students from across the country.Learn more
Talk Saves Lives TM
Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention is a community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide.Learn more