AFSP strongly supports Netflix’s decision to remove the scene of Hannah’s death in Season One.
Statement from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” New Season One Edit

Netflix announced that after talking to mental health groups like the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, it is removing the scene in which Hannah Baker takes her own life from Episode 13, Season 1 of “13 Reasons Why.”


4 Ways We Can Use Social Media to Promote Positive Mental Health

This post is presented in collaboration with Active Minds, the national organization dedicated to empowering students to speak openly about mental health.


Brave

I felt like life just wasn’t for me.


Many people have wondered how my parents, as two psychiatrists, could have ended up in this situation.
When My Psychiatrist Father Tried to Kill Himself

Many people have wondered how my parents, as two psychiatrists, could have ended up in this situation.


Unspoken Truths: Mental Health and the African American Community

I know there is a need for more understanding and openness around mental health in our community. How do we overcome this?


An Inspiring Journey: The 2019 Overnight in Pictures

This June, over 3,000 people participated in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness™ Overnight Walks.


I wanted to bring attention to a subject many people feel apprehensive about discussing.
Walking to Make a Difference

I wanted to bring attention to a subject many people feel apprehensive about discussing.


Suicide Prevention Advocates Host Capitol Day in Trenton

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and the 14th leading cause of death in New Jersey.


I Walk for Hope

I’m walking to spread awareness and hope for a world without suicide.


It is never too late to start to heal.
48 Years after Suicide Loss – Remembering My Father

It is never too late to start to heal.


Walking for My Brother, and for Our Veterans

I am walking to let people know that no matter how dark it gets, there is always light.


Losing a Friend to Suicide at a Young Age

I walk because every life lost to suicide is a story ended too soon.