In an effort to inform and support youth caregivers, we offer school administrators, teachers, and parents some helpful tools and resources
Nation’s Leading Suicide Prevention Organization Warns Parents about Social Media Game that Increases Risk of Suicide

A new, dangerous online game referred to as the Blue Whale Challenge is reaching young people and causing harm, first abroad and now in the United States.


My Healing Journey and Bringing Hope to Others: AFSP’s Survivor Outreach Program

Hope Through Example: AFSP’s Survivor Outreach Program


Minority Mental Health Month: #NoShame Day and The Siwe Project

Six years later, I am a mental health advocate, a voice for my community, the executive director for The Siwe Project and the board chair for the NYC Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. My life is a public dialogue about Siwe's struggles with depression. I share. We heal. Talk saves lives. 


Treatments delivered in a group setting showed promise in increasing feelings of connectedness.
Combining Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy with Safety Planning Intervention to Reduce Suicidal Behavior

This study revealed the safe and positive effects of using Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and Safety Planning Intervention in a group therapy setting for individuals experiencing suicidal ideation and behavior.


Minority Mental Health: We Want to Hear from You!

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, and we’d like to highlight the stories of hope, awareness and support through the perspectives of people from a variety of different cultural backgrounds.


Six Mindfulness Tips

Six Mindfulness Tips


Just imagine what more we can discover in our next 30 years — and the number of lives that will be saved.
Raise Your Voice for Suicide Prevention!

Suicide research provides the evidence needed to determine practical, preventable actions that save lives and significantly reduce the suicide rate.


Overnight Walk to Fight Suicide in Washington, D.C. – RECAP

Overnight Walk to Fight Suicide in Washington, D.C. - RECAP


Nation’s Largest Suicide Prevention Organization Expresses Concern Over the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017

Nation’s Largest Suicide Prevention Organization Expresses Concern Over the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017


As a dedicated volunteer for the past 11 years, Taryn shares her story and passion to give hope and educate our communities about suicide.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Hires Lived Experience Pioneer as Area Director for Utah & Nevada

The nation’s largest suicide prevention organization, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, hired Taryn Aiken Hiatt, as the Area Director for Utah and Nevada.


Storming the Hill for Suicide Prevention

Each year, AFSP chapter volunteers, field advocates and staff join together in Washington, D.C. to discuss the latest suicide prevention issues and research, participate in talks, network, and attend panel discussions on a subject that is so important, and personal, to so many of us.


What I’ve Learned in My Years Attending AFSP’s Advocacy Forum

What I’ve Learned in My Years Attending AFSP’s Advocacy Forum