WASHINGTON, June 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the largest suicide prevention organization in the United States, will present its annual Sandy Martin Grassroots Awards to volunteer field advocates who have done exemplary work in preventing this leading cause of death at the 2017 Advocacy Forum. Follow the conversation using #AFSPForum17.
WHEN: June 11, 2017
TIME: 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
RSVP: Media who would like to attend must RSVP with Alexis O'Brien email@example.com or call 202-441-8764.
Sandy Martin Grassroots Awards
- Tyler West (AR) – Volunteer, AFSP advocate
- Eric Tash (HI) – Volunteer, AFSP advocate
- Linda Fehrmann (MO) – Volunteer, AFSP advocate
- Jim Biela (AK) – Volunteer, AFSP advocate
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP creates a culture that's smart about mental health through education and community programs, develops suicide prevention through research and advocacy, and provides support for those affected by suicide. Led by CEO Robert Gebbia and headquartered in New York, and with a public policy office in Washington, D.C., AFSP has local chapters in all 50 states with programs and events nationwide. Learn more about AFSP in its latest Annual Report, and join the conversation on suicide prevention by following AFSP on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
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SOURCE American Foundation for Suicide Prevention