American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

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About IF YOU ARE IN SUICIDAL CRISIS PLEASE CALL 800-273-TALK (8255).
If you have lost someone you love to suicide visit: http://www.afsp.org/copingwithsuicide
Description This Facebook page is not monitored 24 hours a day, and should not be used as a tool for someone in crisis.

AFSP does NOT offer crisis intervention. If you are in crisis, please call 800-273-TALK (8255). If you are worried that someone in your life is suicidal, call the same number and they will help you.

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Facebook page is a forum to communicate news and information and to create a community among individuals concerned about suicide prevention, coping with suicide loss and living with a mental illness.

We each bring our own experience and we invite you to share yours. While we encourage dialogue, it is important that this page remain free of judgment, criticism, and unsolicited advice, a safe place for all members of our community.

Comments or posts on this page that do not follow these guidelines may be removed.
Mission The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.

To fully achieve its mission, AFSP engages in the following Five Core Strategies:

1) Fund scientific research
2) Offer educational programs for professionals
3) Educate the public about mental disorders and suicide prevention
4) Promote policies and legislation that impact suicide and prevention
5) Provide programs and resources for survivors of suicide loss and people at risk, and involve them in the work of the Foundation
Overview The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention leads the fight against suicide. We fund research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support those affected by suicide. Led by CEO Robert Gebbia and headquartered in New York, AFSP has 75 local chapters with programs and events nationwide. Review our Annual Report to learn more about AFSP’s lifesaving work, and join the national conversation on suicide prevention by following AFSP on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
Phone (212) 363-3500
Web site www.afsp.org
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