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  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

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Mission Statement

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is the only national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education, and to reaching out to people with mood disorders and those affected by suicide.

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Our work includes: Supporting research that is improving our understanding of suicide and its prevention. Providing education and information about depression and suicide to professionals, the media and the public through workshops, trainings, the AFSP website, videos, publications, brochures and public service announcements. Publicizing the magnitude of the problems of depression and suicide, advocating for polices and legislation that can help prevent suicide and working to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide. Offering programs for survivors of suicide loss that can be of assistance and involving survivors in suicide prevention. For more information about AFSP, our work, or how you can help - please contact the Lower Hudson River Region Chapter at (845) 452-3518 or send an email to Jesse Saland, AFSP Lower Hudson River Region Development Coordinator, jsaland@afsp.org

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http://afsp.org

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