The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is a nonprofit organization established in 1987 by researchers and families who had lost loved ones and wanted to take action against this leading cause of death. Today, AFSP combines science and the grassroots and gives those affected by suicide a nationwide movement of over a million people. Our mission is to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. With local chapters and events in all 50 states, AFSP's chapters are at the forefront of suicide prevention. We are looking for passionate volunteers to join our team!
Who should be involved in an AFSP chapter?
Survivors of suicide loss
Those with lived experience of suicide attempts
Those who live with mental health conditions in their families
Mental Health Professionals
Community and Business Leaders
Anyone interested in preventing suicide
We currently have over 25,000 Field Advocates representing all 50 states. Our goal is to advocate for mental health and make suicide prevention a state & national priority. You can join this movement today! As a Field Advocate, you will:
Speak out for suicide prevention & mental health at all levels of government!
Receive monthly email updates from our public policy team alerting you to the legislation & policies that need your support.
Receive e-mail Action Alerts to forward to your local, state, and federal government representatives.
If you are interested in becoming a Field Advocate, please fill out the application below! For any additional questions, email Donna Stokley at email@example.com.
About American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - Greater Los Angeles and Central Coast Chapter
100-7 Rancho Road #359, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, US
Our mission is to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.
In 1987, the organization was founded by researchers and families who had lost loved ones and wanted to take action against this leading cause of death. Today, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention combines science and the grassroots, and gives those affected by suicide a nationwide movement of over a million people, with chapters in all 50 states.