Upcoming Events
Chicagoland Out of the Darkness Walk
September 23, 2017
AFSP 2014 Chicago Walk
Walk with us and support mental health! Your tax deductible donation makes a difference! Your support makes research grants, legislative efforts, programs, and community outreach possible!

You can give to support our community, honor a loved one, support the cause, or give the gift of a charitable donation. Donating on a friend or family member's page is a great way to show your support of their efforts too!
World Suicide Prevention Day
September 10th Annually
AFSP 2014 Chicago Walk
WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY is an opportunity for all sectors of the community - the public, charitable organizations, communities, researchers, clinicians, practitioners, politicians and policy makers, volunteers, those bereaved by suicide, other interested groups and individuals - to join with the International Association for Suicide Prevention and the WHO to focus public attention on the unacceptable burden and costs of suicidal behaviours with diverse activities to promote understanding about suicide and highlight effective prevention activities.
World Semicolon Day
April 16 Annually
AFSP 2014 Chicago Walk
Project Semicolon is an organizations dedicated to the prevention of suicide. Our work is based on the foundation and belief that suicide is preventable and everyone has a role to play in preventing suicide. Through raising public awareness, educating communities, and equipping every person with the right tools, we know we can save lives.
Worldwide Candle Lighting
December 14 Annually
AFSP 2014 Chicago Walk
The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting unites family and friends around the globe in lighting candles for one hour to honor the memories of the sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, and grandchildren who left too soon. As candles are lit at 7:00 p.m. local time, hundreds of thousands of persons commemorate and honor the memory of all children gone too soon.

Now believed to be the largest mass candle lighting on the globe, the 18th annual Worldwide Candle Lighting, a gift to the bereavement community from The Compassionate Friends, creates a virtual 24-hour wave of light as it moves from time zone to time zone.
Past Events
AFSP Out of the Darkness Chicagoland Community Walk
Saturday, October 26, 2013
AFSP 2014 Chicago Walk
We will be joining with thousands of people nationwide this fall to walk in AFSP's Chicagoland Out of the Darkness Walk. Out of the Darkness Community Walk to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is at the forefront of research, education and prevention initiatives designed to reduce loss of life from suicide.
8th Annual There is Hope Walk
Saturday August 17, 2013
There is Hope
Walk two miles along beautiful Lake Michigan to support the incredibly important cause of suicide prevention. Please visit our website to learn more and see pictures of last year's walk: www.mhasheboygan.org.

Golden Gate Bridge Patroller

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK
A free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call will be routed to the nearest crisis center to you. No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living.

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The Trevor Project

866 4-U-TREVOR
The Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources including a nationwide, 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community and advocacy/educational programs that create a safe, supportive and positive environment for everyone.

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