My open wounds of grief gradually healed into battle scars of a war I was just beginning to fight.
30 Years Strong: Becoming the Storm

My open wounds of grief gradually healed into battle scars of a war I was just beginning to fight.


Nation’s Largest Suicide Prevention Organization to Expand Interactive Screening Program to 20 Additional Schools Nationwide

Through ISP, we are able to reach those students who may be struggling with issues like anxiety, depression or adjustments to college life.


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

North Dakota has one of the highest suicide rates in the United States, ranking 15th in the nation.


Organized around the theme of 30 Years Strong, this year’s AFSP Chapter Leadership Conference, was held in Irvine, California.
2017 Chapter Leadership Conference: 30 Years Strong!

Organized around the theme of 30 Years Strong, this year’s AFSP Chapter Leadership Conference, was held in Irvine, California.


Nancy Farrell: An AFSP Profile Interview

Nancy Farrell, who has served as chair of our Board of Directors for the past three years reflects on her two decades of work with AFSP.


Pat Gainey: An AFSP Profile Interview

Pat Gainey, AFSP's Pennsylvania Regional Director, who retires this April, reflects on her twelve years of service to suicide prevention.


National public-private partners join efforts to reduce the annual suicide rate 20 percent by 2025.
Leading Suicide Prevention Efforts Unite to Address Rising National Suicide Rate

National public-private partners join efforts to reduce the annual suicide rate 20 percent by 2025


30 Years Strong: Different Paths to Healing

AFSP has helped each of us, in our own way, to move forward after our son’s death.


30 Years Strong: Realizing I’m Not Alone

I’ll admit it: suicide is really hard to talk about. Like, really, really hard.


Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death in Arizona.
Advocates from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Scheduled to Meet with Lawmakers in Phoenix

Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death in Arizona.


Mike Lamma, AFSP Vice President of Development and Field Management
AFSP Staff and Volunteers Come Together for Annual Chapter Leadership Conference

Our chapters play a vital role in the work of the AFSP and have been a primary driver of our dramatic growth.


Walk With Us

The Overnight Walks have proven to be a valuable and healing tool for us.