AFSP South Central New York
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 South Central New York 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.
The South Central NY Chapter includes the following counties: Broome, Delaware, Chenango, Otsego, Schoharie, and Tioga.
Check out our 2020 Out of the Darkness Experience video featuring photos from all of our events in Central, South Central, and Western NY this fall! 2020 Out of the Darkness Experience
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.Learn more
Become an advocate for suicide prevention
By signing up as an AFSP Field Advocate, you will become a vital part of a large grassroots movement of people across the U.S. who are speaking out for suicide prevention and mental health policies at all levels of government.Learn more
I'm having thoughts of suicide
If you are in a state of distress, reaching out is the first step to safety. Click on the links below to be taken to dedicated crisis services.Learn more
Make a difference
Learn how to take action in the fight to stop suicide.Learn more
Give in memory or tribute
A memorial gift to AFSP is a meaningful and lasting way to honor a loved one while helping others.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
An introduction to firearms and suicide prevention
There is promising evidence that providing suicide prevention training for those who influence a specific community can reduce the suicide risk for that community.Learn more