Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and it is the ninth leading cause of death in Maine.
Advocates from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Scheduled to Meet with Lawmakers in Augusta

On Thursday, March 2, 2017, advocates from the Maine Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the largest suicide prevention organization in the United States, will arrive at the state capitol to meet with lawmakers to encourage them to support legislation that makes suicide prevention and mental health care a top priority for the coming year.


Where Angels Sing: Why I Support AFSP

“There is an enduring tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart.” – Washington Irving


Advocates to Visit Jefferson City to Demand Resources for Schools to Help Fight Suicide

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death overall in Missouri.


Paying more attention to suicide prevention and education is of the utmost importance to me, in Alaska and elsewhere.
Fighting Suicide in the Land of the Midnight Sun

Paying more attention to suicide prevention and education is of the utmost importance to me, in Alaska and elsewhere.


Advocates to Visit Salt Lake City to Thank Their Legislative Leaders for Passing HB 37, Creating a Statewide Crisis Line Commission

Utah has one of the highest suicide rates in the United States, ranking 5th in the nation


Advocates to Visit State Capitol to Share Resources to Help Fight Suicide

Suicide is the 8th leading cause of death in the state of Vermont.


Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in Texas.
Advocates to Storm State Capitol to Request Resources to Help Fight Suicide

Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in Texas.


Advocates to Storm State Capitol to Request Resources to Help Fight Suicide

Suicide is the 8th leading cause of death overall in Idaho


Advocates to Storm State Capitol to Request Resources for Health Professionals to Help Fight Suicide

On average one person dies by suicide every eight hours in Tennessee.


I am always a suicide survivor...but I am more than that.
The Gifts I’ve Discovered

I am always a suicide survivor...but I am more than that.


Advocates to Storm State Capitol to Request Training for School Personnel and Health Professionals to Help Fight Suicide

Montana has one of the highest suicide rates in the United States, ranking third in the nation.


The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and The Dougy Center Join Forces, Launch New Education Resource for the Families of Young Suicide Loss Survivors

Children, Teens and Suicide Loss offers useful suggestions and practical ways to support bereaved children and their families.