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.
Hope Through Example: AFSP’s Survivor Outreach Program
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.
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.
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
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
Nation’s Largest Suicide Prevention Organization Expresses Concern Over the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017
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.
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