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Together We Keep Going: Join us For an Out of the Darkness Experience

At the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, one of our challenges has been determining how to transform our Out of the Darkness Walks – which bring so many people together each year to raise awareness and funds in the fight against suicide – into meaningful experiences when we can’t gather in person.

By Nicole Dolan, AFSP Senior Director, Out of the Darkness Walks

Honoring My Mother by Working Toward a World Without Suicide

My mother Helen is the reason why I fight to raise awareness of mental health and suicide prevention. Helen was an amazing mentor and confidant to me. I felt I could tell her anything.

By Kevin Poelcher

Understanding ‘The Why’

People who knew my dad tried hard to make sense of his death with statements and questions such as these. The truth is that we all ask, “Why?” after losing someone to suicide.  In fact, it’s in our very nature as human beings to understand the world around us by asking who, what, where, when, and why.

By Shantell Brightman