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AFSP Greater Kansas

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 Greater Kansas 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.

Chapter contact

Barb Mares
Area Director, Greater Kansas
[email protected]
(816) 516-5060

Upcoming events and activities

  • 2024 Missouri State Capitol Day

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  • Greater Kansas Chapter’s Virtual Talk Saves Lives Presentation

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  • Kansas State Capitol Day

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  • Greater Kansas Virtual Volunteer 101 Presentation

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  • Greater Kansas Chapter’s Talk Saves Lives Presentation

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  • University of Central MO Campus Walk

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  • Greater Kansas Chapter’s Virtual Talk Saves Lives Presentation

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  • Lawrence Area Campus Walk

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  • Greater Kansas Virtual Volunteer 101 Presentation

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  • 12th Annual Greater Kansas Ride to Fight Suicide

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  • Looking for even more? See all AFSP virtual programs across the country.

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More Than Sad

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It’s Real

It’s Real is a documentary featuring the stories of six college students from across the country.

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Talk Saves Lives™

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.

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