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Make a difference

Learn how to take action in the fight to stop suicide. 

Advocate for suicide prevention

Learn how our volunteer Field Advocates are helping to pass suicide prevention legislation and policies that can save lives

Bring suicide prevention to your school

Find a list of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention programs that you can bring to your school or university

Community programs

Find a full list of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's community programs for suicide prevention

2023-2024 Public policy priorities

AFSP's Volunteer Advocates have won many victories at both federal and state levels. Learn more about our top legislative and policy priorities that need your support.

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Walk to fight suicide

Research grant information

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention research grants support studies that will increase our understanding of suicide or test treatments and other interventions that save lives.

Find a local chapter

With local programs and events in all 50 states, AFSP’s chapters are at the forefront of suicide prevention. They create a culture that’s smart about mental health through education and community programs, research and advocacy, and support for those affected by suicide. Find a local chapter in your community.

LGBTQ+ Suicide Prevention Resources

Preventing suicide in LGBTQ communities

AFSP is focused on sharing and expanding suicide prevention strategies, programs, research initiatives, and public policies to prevent suicide in LGBTQ communities and supporting the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ people.

Share your story

Learn how to safely share your personal experience with suicide and mental health.