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Learn about suicide prevention research

Thanks to our donors, we are the largest private funder of suicide prevention research

Leading the way in suicide prevention research

Much of what is known about suicide comes from AFSP-funded studies. Our studies open new areas of inquiry and help set the national research agenda.

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Suicide prevention research

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention supports strategic investments in suicide prevention, education, and research to help lower the rate of suicide.

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What we've learned through research

Discover the top findings from suicide research

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Research Connections

Read about AFSP-funded research studies to learn more about innovative ways to prevent suicide.

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Learn the latest statistics on suicide

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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.

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Apply for or manage your research grant

Apply for a suicide prevention grant from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

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Research funding opportunities and resources

Find resources for those who apply for and receive grants in suicide research from AFSP and the larger research community.

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Research trainings and roundtables

Video presentation trainings and other topics of interest to the suicide research community.

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AFSP Research Award Recipients

Each year, AFSP recognizes the contributions of researchers to the field of suicide prevention.

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Learn more about suicide prevention research

Watch video interviews of experts from around the world as they discuss their work and the future of suicide prevention research

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