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AFSP Indiana

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

About the AFSP Indiana 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.

The Indiana Chapter was chartered in 2008. 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.

AFSP- Indiana Mailing Address: 14350 Mundy Drive Suite 800-199 Noblesville, IN 46060

*If sending a donation to the Indiana Chapter, checks can be made out to AFSP / American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. If the funds are for a specific Out of the Darkness walker or walk team, please include that in the memo on the check and/or on the note with the check.

AFSP Indiana License Plate 

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevetnion license plate has been available for purchase since January 1, 2019. For every AFSP license plate sold in Indiana, our AFSP-Indiana chapter will get $25 to help continue to spread hope & healing across our state. Funds raised from license plate sales will help educate our Hoosier communities to be alert to suicide warning signs & train individuals to do suicide interventions, support loss survivors, promote advocacy, fund research, & more! Check out this step-by-step guide on how to get an AFSP Plate. 

Indiana Named Chapter of the Year

At the annual Chapter Leadership Conference in January 2023, the AFSP Indiana Chapter was recognized for several achievements during 2022. The most prized is the Richard E. Kirkoff Overall Chapter of the Year (out of 74 AFSP Chapters). You can read more about the Indiana Chapter's accomplishment's and highilghts here.

Chapter contact

Kelsey Aaron
Executive Director, Indiana
[email protected]
317.864.6074
Brandon Puszkiewicz
Programs Manager
[email protected]
463.271.0262
Kylie Hagarty
Special Events Manager
[email protected]
317.665.0790
Indiana Chapter Contact
[email protected]

Upcoming events and activities

  • AFSP Indiana | Volunteer 101

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  • Indy Fuel + AFSP Indiana Game

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  • AFSP Virginia | L.E.T.S. Save Lives: Introduction to Suicide Prevention for Black Communities 02.24.2 ...

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  • AFSP Indiana | 2024 State Capitol Day

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  • AFSP Indiana | Research Connection Program (virtual)

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  • AFSP Indiana | Volunteer 101

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  • AFSP Indiana | Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention (virtual)

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  • AFSP Indiana | safeTALK (Greenwood)

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  • AFSP Indiana | Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training (2-day)

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  • AFSP Indiana | safeTALK (Greenwood)

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  • AFSP Indiana | Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training (2-day)

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  • AFSP Virginia | Introduction to Supporting Those at Risk 3.9.24

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  • AFSP Indiana | Volunteer 101

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  • AFSP Indiana | ASIST (Greenwood)

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  • AFSP Indiana | ASIST (Greenwood)

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  • Ball State University Campus Walk

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  • Purdue University Campus Walk

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  • AFSP Indiana | Youth Mental Health First Aid (Greenwood)

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  • Indiana State University Campus Walk

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  • Butler University Campus Walk

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  • AFSP Indiana | Soul Shop: Faith Based Suicide Prevention

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  • Plymouth Campus Walk

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  • AFSP Indiana | ASIST Workshop (Anderson)

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  • AFSP Indiana | ASIST Workshop (Anderson)

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  • Indianapolis Walk

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  • Madison Indiana Walk

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  • Chesterton Walk

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  • Anderson Walk

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  • AFSP Indiana | Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention

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

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I've lost someone

You are not alone. Suicide affects millions each year, and thanks to our donors and volunteers—many of whom are loss survivors themselves—we can provide these resources to help you heal.

Community programs

Find a full list of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's community programs for suicide prevention

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Our work

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's mission is to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. We fund research to improve interventions and advocate for policy that will save lives. We work to find better ways to encourage schools, workplaces, and communities to make mental health a priority.

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Stories and updates

2023 Chapter Highlights Cover Photo

2023 Indiana Chapter Highlights

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Indiana Chapter Highlights 2023

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Walking #TogetherToFightSuicide

Suicide Prevention Walk

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AFSP Indiana License Plate

AFSP Indiana Licnese Plate

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!

CLC awards for AFSP Indiana

2022 Indiana Chapter Highlights & Awards

AFSP Indiana Chapter of the Year!

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