This month we partnered with The Mighty for an Ask Dr. Jill Facebook livestream!
Ask Dr. Jill Facebook Livestream With The Mighty

This month we partnered with The Mighty for an Ask Dr. Jill Facebook livestream on mental health and family


The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Appoints New National Public Policy Council Members

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention announced the appointment of new members to its National Public Policy Council


Abandoning Agendas

Sometimes, in order to truly be there for someone, we have to abandon our agenda for their recovery.


Is there a tool that can accurately measure when a person is in an acute, or short-term, suicidal state?
Is it Possible to Assess Short-Term Risk of Suicide?

Although we’re relatively good at knowing if someone has longer term risk factors for suicide, we are not as good at assessing if someone is at risk within hours, days or weeks.  In addition, the time between someone having a suicidal idea and engaging in suicidal behavior can sometimes be very short.


Over a Thousand People Now Registered to Walk From Dusk Until Dawn in June to Fight Suicide in Philadelphia

The Overnight will be held in Philadelphia and support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention


Running for My Son

Lori Tanner, a volunteer from Wyoming, took part in Team AFSP’s L.A. Marathon event in 2017, raising funds and awareness while finding meaning in the loss of her son.


Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and it is the tenth leading cause of death in Nebraska.
Advocates Urge Nebraska Lawmakers to Be The Voice for Youth Suicide Prevention

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and it is the tenth leading cause of death in Nebraska.


Making Suicide Prevention a Priority in the LGBTQ+ Community

This past April, AFSP’s Eastern Missouri Chapter hosted Stronger Communities: LGBTQ+ Suicide Prevention


Debunking the Myth of Violence and Mental Illness

The recent tragic event in Parkland, Florida has opened up important conversations about violence in our nation.


Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and it is the thirteenth leading cause of death in Massachusetts.
Advocates Urge Massachusetts Lawmakers to Fund & Expand Suicide Prevention Services

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and it is the thirteenth leading cause of death in Massachusetts.


How to Talk to a Suicide Loss Survivor: 10 Helpful Tips

Below are ten helpful tips to help you navigate conversations with suicide loss survivors in a kind, thoughtful, and responsible way.


Advocates Urge California Lawmakers to Be The Voice for Youth Suicide Prevention

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and it is the eleventh leading cause of death in California.