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Sep 09, 2019, 05:01 ET Four Leading National Organizations Launch Suicide Prevention Template Plan for Schools

Suicide prevention among young people is a growing concern across the country. According to the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), 31.5...


Sep 04, 2019, 10:06 ET American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Invests $6.2M in Scientific Research to Prevent Tenth Leading Cause of Death

The largest private funder of suicide prevention research, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), today announced 26 new grants...


Aug 22, 2019, 11:02 ET AFSP Supports 3-Digit Mental Health, Suicide Prevention Number and Urges Continued Congressional Oversight

Today the nation's largest suicide prevention organization, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), responded to the Federal...


Aug 15, 2019, 10:07 ET Hauppauge Financial Advisor Earns National Recognition for Philanthropy

Lawrence D. Sprung, President of Mitlin Financial in Hauppauge, NY has been announced as one of three national finalists for the Community Service...


Jul 17, 2019, 10:13 ET Statement from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on Netflix's "13 Reasons Why" New Season One Edit

Netflix announced that after talking to mental health groups like the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, it is removing the scene in which...


Jul 16, 2019, 10:11 ET Statement from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on Netflix's "13 Reasons Why" New Season One Edit

Netflix announced that after talking to mental health groups like the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, it is removing the scene in which...


Jun 19, 2019, 10:10 ET Suicide Prevention Advocates Host Capitol Day in Trenton

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and the 14th leading cause of death in New Jersey. On Monday, June 24, advocates from ...


May 20, 2019, 08:56 ET Advocates Visit Baton Rouge to Urge Lawmakers to Strengthen School Suicide Prevention Efforts

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the eleventh leading cause of death in Louisiana. On Tuesday, May 21, advocates...


May 13, 2019, 11:28 ET Suicide Prevention Advocates Raise Their Voice for Mental Health in Columbus

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the eleventh leading cause of death in Ohio. On Thursday, May 16, advocates from ...


May 07, 2019, 10:29 ET American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Honors Two National Researchers at Event in New York

The largest private funder of suicide prevention research, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), honored John Mann, M.D. and Gregory ...


May 01, 2019, 14:03 ET Suicide Prevention Advocates Host First Capitol Day in Oklahoma City

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the 7th leading cause of death in Oklahoma. On Monday, May 6, advocates from the ...


Apr 29, 2019, 09:24 ET Suicide Prevention Advocates Meet with Lawmakers in Hartford

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the 12th leading cause of death in Connecticut. On Monday, April 29, advocates...


Apr 25, 2019, 14:56 ET The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Hosts 31st Annual Lifesavers Gala

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will be hosting its annual Lifesavers Gala on Tuesday, May 7 in The Appel Room of Jazz at Lincoln...


Apr 23, 2019, 13:26 ET Healing After Suicide Loss Conference to be Held in Denver

The nation's largest suicide prevention organization, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, along with the American Association of...


Apr 22, 2019, 11:39 ET Advocates Gather in Montgomery to Be the Voice for Suicide Prevention

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the 11th leading cause of death in Alabama. On Wednesday, April 24, advocates...


Apr 11, 2019, 09:46 ET Suicide Prevention Advocates Gather in Harrisburg

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the 11th leading cause of death in Pennsylvania. On Tuesday, April 16, advocates ...


Apr 08, 2019, 14:54 ET Suicide Prevention Advocates Urge Lawmakers to Fund Suicide Prevention Efforts Across the Commonwealth

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the 12th leading cause of death in Massachusetts. On Wednesday, April 10,...


Apr 08, 2019, 10:41 ET Suicide Prevention Advocates Gather in Providence for First Annual State Capitol Day

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the 11th leading cause of death in Rhode Island. On Tuesday, April 9, advocates...


Apr 08, 2019, 10:11 ET Suicide Prevention Advocates Meet with Lawmakers in Lansing

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and in Michigan. On Thursday, April 11, advocates from the American Foundation for...


Apr 08, 2019, 10:01 ET Suicide Prevention Advocates Raise Their Voices for Expanded Mental Health Services

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the 12th leading cause of death in New York. On Tuesday, April 9, advocates from ...


Apr 02, 2019, 08:20 ET The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Partners with Soul Shop™ to Train Faith Leaders

The nation's largest suicide prevention organization, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, launched a new partnership with Soul Shop™ to...


Mar 12, 2019, 10:39 ET Suicide Prevention Advocates Raise Their Voice for Mental Health in Tallahassee

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the eighth leading cause of death in Florida. On Thursday, March 21, advocates...


Mar 11, 2019, 16:56 ET Suicide Prevention Advocates Storm the State Capitol in Sacramento

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the eleventh leading cause of death in California. On, Wednesday, March 13,...


Mar 11, 2019, 11:00 ET Suicide Prevention Advocates to Hold Candlelight Vigil to Raise Awareness in Juneau

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the fifth leading cause of death in Alaska. On Tuesday, March 26, 2019,...


Mar 06, 2019, 12:17 ET The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Unveils New Name for Flagship Program: Healing Conversations

The nation's largest suicide prevention organization, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention today unveiled a new name for one of its...