Community programs

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

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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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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Facilitating a Suicide Bereavement Support Group

Become a vital part of a community-based, suicide bereavement support network. This training program offers organizers a way to create and facilitate a community support group for suicide loss survivors in the aftermath of a suicide.

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Programs for suicide prevention

Discover all the programs AFSP uses to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide inside our updated Program Priorities digital booklet

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Attachment-Based Family Therapy

Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT) is a trust-based, emotion-focused psychotherapy model.

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Healthcare professional burnout, depression and suicide prevention

Placing a priority on mental health enables healthcare professionals to better take care of themselves and their patients.

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Mental Health First Aid

In a partnership with the National Council for Behavioral Health, AFSP chapters host Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) trainings that teach participants a five-step action plan to help someone who is suffering from a mental health crisis.

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SafeSide Prevention

SafeSide provides video-based training for health, behavioral health, community, and educational organizations who aspire to Zero Suicide.

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Signs Matter: Early Detection

We don’t expect them to be mental health experts—but it is important that they understand and recognize the signs that a student is at risk for suicide.

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Soul Shop

The goal of this workshop is to familiarize participants with the incidence and impact of suicide on their faith communities, and train them to address issues related to suicide.

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Stronger Communities: LGBTQ Suicide Prevention

A full-day conference sponsored by a local American Foundation for Suicide Prevention chapter intended to raise awareness about LGBTQ suicide risk, research findings and strategies for LGBTQ suicide prevention in local communities.

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Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training

A one-day workshop that provides a focused overview of the impact of suicide on survivors, and the clinical and support responses that are needed.

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