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AFSP Greater Philadelphia

The Greater Philadelphia Chapter is bringing people together from all backgrounds who want to prevent suicide in our communities. Join our fight to #StopSuicide in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Montgomery, Delaware county, and beyond.

About the AFSP Greater Philadelphia Chapter

We are an inclusive and openly welcoming community that serves diverse and vulnerable individuals in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties to help save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide through:

Research & Data

Education & Awareness

Advancing Public Policy 

Community Events 

Hope & Healing 

Help us reduce the suicide rate by 20% by 2025. Together we can #StopSuicide. Learn more about Project 2025.

Support our cause through volunteering and fundraising 

Chapter contact

Ashley Ralligh
Area Director, Greater Phildelphia
[email protected]
Philadelphia Chapter
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Upcoming events and activities

  • Featured Event

    AFSP Greater Philadelphia Lifesaver Lunch

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  • Greater Philadelphia Walk

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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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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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It’s Real

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

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Stories and updates

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Board of Directors

Greater Philadelphia Board of Directors

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Resources & Programs

East Central Division Programs

Explore all of the programs that the East Central Division of AFSP has to offer! Request a program today!

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When I envision my hope for the future, stigma around mental health will be a thing of the past. I plan to participate in the healing of our world by being transparent, and teaching others what I’ve learned through my times of struggle and triumph.

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