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 Minnesota 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.
Our local mailing address: AFSP, Minnesota, P.O. Box 40056, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104
Funding for 988 & crisis response
AFSP supports increases in federal and state funding for the future 988 crisis response system, including the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and its network of independently operated state and local crisis centers.Learn more
Mental Health and COVID-19
We are amid an unprecedented public health crisis, yet we also have an extraordinary opportunity to come together within our families and our communities to reduce the stigma that often surrounds mental health.Learn more
Find a mental health professional
Who is a mental health professional, and how can they help? This page provides an overview, and resources for finding mental health providers in your area.Learn more
Personal Support for Survivors of Suicide Loss
Healing Conversations gives survivors of suicide loss the opportunity to speak with volunteers, who are themselves loss survivors.Learn more
Create your own fundraising event
Make a difference by turning your activities into fundraising campaigns to help raise awareness and funds for our cause. From throwing a dinner party to playing a concert or having a board game night – the possibilities for giving are endless. If you plan it, they will give!Learn more
After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools
After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools offers best practices and practical tools to help schools in the aftermath of a suicide.Learn more