I’ve found that my grief also helps to keep Leanne’s memory and legacy alive.
When Does Grief “End” in the Loss of a Loved One to Suicide?

I’ve found that my grief also helps to keep Leanne’s memory and legacy alive.


Are You Okay?

In this short video, Dr. Matthew Wintersteen explains what to say – and how to say it – to a young person you’re concerned about.


My Experience Going to the Emergency Room

If you are someone who lives with suicidal thoughts, knowing what to expect can help ease some of the burden of getting help. Don’t hesitate- you can do this!


If you are considering opening up about your mental health condition, here are some tips.
Opening Up to Others About Your Mental Health

Have you ever had a conversation with someone that tempted you to open up about something incredibly personal, but you hesitated due to the fear of that person’s reaction? Were you worried that telling them would alter their perception of you?


Suicide Prevention Organization Receives Large Donation for Project 2025

Denise and her husband Larry run the Keith Milano Memorial Fund in honor of her younger brother. The Sprung family also made a personal donation to Project 2025 and have been generous contributors to AFSP for many years.


Looking for Luke: Using the Power of Narrative to #StopSuicide

Much of the difficulty in grappling with the concept of suicide often stems from people’s inability – or perhaps even unwillingness – to consider suicide in terms of an individual’s unique narrative.


Life is, quite simply, harder with Matt gone.
Remembering Matt on Halloween

It became evident that our little – but important – event was going to be something special.


From One Parent to Another: How to Help Your Child

Through this heartbreaking experience, I’ve learned a lot from my mistakes. I’m sharing my newfound knowledge with you—parent-to-parent—with the hope that even one of these suggestions might prevent another lost battle. 


A Little Furry Real Estate: Pairing Therapy Dogs with Suicide Loss Survivors

It’s hard to know how best to encourage those who may be reticent to open up to share their emotions, and thus begin to heal.


I promise you, as someone who has been there before, I know now there is nothing that I can’t get through.
From a Child Who Lost a Parent to Suicide

I promise you, as someone who has been there before, I know now there is nothing that I can’t get through.


Changing it Up: How to Keep Your Fundraising Efforts Fresh

Grabbing an audience’s attention is a challenge…but not nearly as difficult as holding it from one year to the next.


Lessons We Missed as Kids: Practicing Mental Health

What are kids taught to do when they feel lonely? Or when they feel rejected by other kids? The answer, usually, is nothing.