World Suicide Prevention Week, September 10 – 16, 2017

World Suicide Prevention Week, September 10 – 16, 2017

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.  AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health and educates the public about suicide, prevention, and support.
https://afsp.org/

In NYS, one person dies by suicide every 5 hours.
https://afsp.org/about-suicide/state-fact-sheets/#New-York

Bringing Suicide Prevention to your school
https://afsp.org/take-action/bring-prevention-school/