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Tagged: COVID-19

Putting the Unity in Community: The Perseverance of AFSP’s Volunteers

COVID-19 presented many challenges for our volunteers over the last year, and I find myself struggling to express my appreciation to the hundreds of volunteers in Michigan, and the thousands connected to local chapters across the country who helped us continue to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.


Will Suicide Rates Go Up Because of the Pandemic?

There aren’t easy answers to this question, and this is mainly due to the complexity of suicide, the lack of complete data, the varying impacts of the pandemic, and the dynamic relationship between mental health, life stressors and suicide risk.