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AFSP Rhode Island

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 Rhode Island 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:

Shamera Simpson
Area Director, Rhode Island, ME, and NH
ssimpson@afsp.org
(603) 318-6517

Upcoming events

More Than Sad

More Than Sad has taught over a million students and educators how to be smarter about mental health.

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It’s Real: College Students and Mental Health

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

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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.

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