Suicide claims more lives than war, murder, and natural disasters combined.

General

Depression

24 million Americans suffer from depression each year.
The best way to prevent suicide is through early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of depression and other mood disorders.

Learn more at afsp.org or call 888-333-AFSP.

Figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Data & Statistics Fatal Injury Report for 2011. 

 

If you are a member of the media and would like to speak with experts on suicide prevention or would like to do a story on suicide prevention or the Out of the Darkness overnight walk please contact pr@afsp.org or (347) 826-3577.