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:
~Fund scientific research
~Offer educational programs for professionals
~Educate the public about mood disorders and suicide prevention
~Promote policies and legislation that impact suicide and prevention
~Provide programs and resources for survivors of suicide loss and people at risk, and involve them in the work of the Foundation.
Thank you for your interest in The Arkansas Chapter and volunteering. Please fill out the following form and we will get back to you.
Please note: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is not a crisis/help line or provide any direct services such as counseling. If you have lost someone to suicide and would like to volunteer specifically as a "Survivor Out Reach Volunteer", Please go to www.afsp.org/outreachprogram ( Note: you must be at least 2 years past your loss). We are also in need of Arkansas Field Advocates, For Information and sign up, go to https://www.afsp.org/advocacy-public-policy/become-an-advocate/suicide-prevention-advocacy-network-volunteer-application