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AFSP West Texas

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

About the AFSP West Texas 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

Tracy Sommers
West Texas Area Director
[email protected]

Upcoming events and activities

  • Texas Together: Talk Saves Lives - LGBTQ

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  • West Texas Ride to Fight Suicide

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  • Texas Together: It's Real College Students and Mental Health

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  • Texas Together: Introduction to Supporting Those at Risk

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  • Lubbock Walk

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  • Texas Together: Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention for Latinx and Hispanic Communitie ...

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  • Texas Together: Talk Saves Lives

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  • Texas Together: It's Real - Middle School

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  • Amarillo Walk

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  • Permian Basin Walk

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  • El Paso Walk

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

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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.

Healing Conversations:
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.

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Stories and updates

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Texas Chapters of AFSP Garner Top Honors

Texas Chapters Take Home Award

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Jersey Mike's Grand Opening to Benefit AFSP West Texas Chapter

Jersey Mike's Grand Opening to Benefit AFSP West Texas Chapter

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Forms New Chapter in West Texas

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), the nation’s largest suicide prevention organization, is thrilled to announce the formation of its new West Texas chapter, bringing the total number of AFSP chapters to 74 nationwide.