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Introducing AFSP’s Newest Public Policy Council Member: Beverly Goldberg

An interview with AFSP's newest PPC member who is dedicated to mental health advocacy.

By Stephanie Marburger, AFSP Public Policy Coordinator

Why I Fight: Preventing Physician Suicide, and the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

We must prioritize the mental health of our frontline medical professionals who are caring for some of our most vulnerable patients, and encourage help-seeking behaviors for mental health concerns and substance use disorders by reducing stigma, increasing resources, and having open conversations about mental health.

By Christine Yu Moutier, M.D., AFSP Chief Medical OfficerNatalie Tietjen, AFSP Manager, Federal Policy

Bake My Day: Making Something Sweet for Suicide Prevention

Once I reached that place of personal emotional stability, I started thinking about ways I could give back to the community that helped me. That’s when the idea for Bake My Day was born.

By Shweta Shankar