National Award Given to Representative Orwall for her Leadership in Preventing Suicide in the State of Washington

Award Presentation on May 28 Open to the Press

May 26, 2015, 15:15 ET from American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

OLYMPIA, Wash., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington State Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) will be presenting the Allies in Action State Award to Washington Representative Tina Orwall at 10 a.m., May 28, 2015 at the Representative's Des Moines office. Allies in Action is an annual awards program sponsored by AFSP whereby members of Congress, federal agencies, other mental health organizations, and state representatives who have done exemplary work in preventing suicide are recognized for their actions. This award is being given to the Representative for her continued leadership over the past four years for expanding suicide prevention and mental health initiatives across Washington State.

May 28, 2015

10 a.m.     

Office of Representative Tina Orwall
22525 Marine View Drive, South
Suite 102
Des Moines, WA 98198


  • Cristi Comes, AFSP-Washington State, board of directors vice chair
  • Grace Finch, AFSP-Washington State Area Director

Media who would like to attend this award presentation should contact Grace Finch at or 347-826-3577.

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is the leader in the fight against suicide. We fund research, offer educational programs, advocate for public policy, and those affected by suicide. Led by CEO Robert Gebbia and headquartered in New York, AFSP has 75 local chapters with events nationwide. Review our Annual Report to learn more about AFSP's life-saving work. Join the national conversation on suicide by following AFSP on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

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SOURCE American Foundation for Suicide Prevention