On September 1, AFSP hosted a wreath laying ceremony to honor veterans and first responders lost to suicide at Arlington National Ceremony.
AFSP Honors Fallen Veterans

On September 1, AFSP hosted a wreath laying ceremony to honor veterans and first responders lost to suicide at Arlington National Ceremony.


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Hosts Survivor Day

Free Events To Be Held Nationwide for Suicide Loss and Healing on November 18


What We Say Matters

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.
AFSP Supports Landmark Study of Suicide Loss Survivors in America

The experience of suicide loss and bereavement is more prevalent among the US population than most realize.


Grief Looks Different When You’re Young

What does a grieving child or teen look like?


Remembering Matt on Halloween

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.
Turning Young Loss into Awareness: Remembering Owen

Suicide is preventable, treatable, and swept under the rug in America. I will not allow my friend Owen to be swept under the rug.


The Voice of My Brush

Greater awareness, help, and support now await those in grief from organizations such as the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.


Ask Dr. Jill: The Connection Between Mental Health and Suicide

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.
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!