On September 1, AFSP hosted a wreath laying ceremony to honor veterans and first responders lost to suicide at Arlington National Ceremony.
Free Events To Be Held Nationwide for Suicide Loss and Healing on November 18
I’m here. I’m breathing. I’m alive. This surprises me sometimes. Then I remember how lucky I am for this second chance.
The experience of suicide loss and bereavement is more prevalent among the US population than most realize.
What does a grieving child or teen look like?
It became evident that our little – but important – event was going to be something special.
Suicide is preventable, treatable, and swept under the rug in America. I will not allow my friend Owen to be swept under the rug.
Greater awareness, help, and support now await those in grief from organizations such as the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Does every person with mental illness experience suicidal thoughts?
I’ve found that my grief also helps to keep Leanne’s memory and legacy alive.
In this short video, Dr. Matthew Wintersteen explains what to say – and how to say it – to a young person you’re concerned about.
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!