On Tuesday, June 23, 2015, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the largest suicide prevention organization in the United States, presented with an AFSP
Allies in Action Partner Award to Paul Rieckhoff, Founder and CEO of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America for his exemplary work in suicide prevention and access to mental health care services for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.
Rosenberg is also being honored for helping to lead the partnership between the NCBH and AFSP
on Mental Health First Aid, a national program to teach the skills to respond to the signs of mental illness and substance use.
On Tuesday, June 23, 2015, she was recognized at the organization's Advocacy Forum attended by more than 240 AFSP
volunteer field advocates from all 50 states.
John Mann, president of AFSP
will also present new research highlights.
With contributions like State Representative Eliason's, we are much closer to achieving our goal of reducing the suicide rate 20 percent by the year 2025," said John Madigan, AFSP
vice president of public policy.
Phil Satow -- Co-Founder and Board Chair of the JED Foundation, and AFSP
Romer and AFSP
have even put together general guidelines for the media to facilitate more accurate reporting about suicides, and have posted them on the AFSP
ManTech assisted TSA in the development of acceptable techniques, processes and procedures necessary to implement the Congressional directives associated with the AFSP
Romer and AFSP
have put together general guidelines for the media to facilitate more accurate reporting about suicides, and have posted them on the AFSP
The Mental Health and Suicide Survey was conducted online within the United States by Harris Poll on behalf of ADAA, AFSP
, and NAASP between August 10-12, 2015 among 2,020 adults ages 18+.
Zequeira is co-chairperson of the Out of the Darkness Walk sponsored by the AFSP
, and brings to the job the compassion of someone who has been there, and knows.
Those at the conference will view a live broadcast of the national AFSP
teleconference as well as connect with other survivors and share stories.