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Suicide Prevention

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Beyer, Katko, Napolitano launch House Suicide Prevention Task Force

Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA) and John Katko (R-NY) today announced the formation of a new bipartisan House Suicide Prevention Task Force.


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AFSP, Aetna launch new program to potentially save thousands of lives

Aetna has donated $50,000 to the nation’s largest suicide prevention organization, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.


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I’m Listening: Entercom announces campaign for mental health, suicide prevention

Entercom has announced today the launch of the “I’m Listening” campaign for mental health awareness and suicide prevention.


Virginia Beach family attending ceremony at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to honor Navy veteran who died by suicide

Virginia Beach resident Darla Grese’s twin sister was a Navy veteran who died by suicide on Veteran’s Day in 2010.


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Talk Saves Lives suicide prevention program offered on Sept. 20

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will present Talk Saves Lives on Wednesday, September 20, at Panera Bread, Waynesboro.


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Nation’s largest suicide prevention organization to honor veterans at Arlington National Cemetery

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is hosting a wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Sept. 1.


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Crystal Graham: How the Goo Goo Dolls changed my life

I’m not sure I can adequately thank the Goo Goo Dolls for introducing me to AFSP. But I’ll try.


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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on Chester Bennington

Statement by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on Chester Bennington.


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Suicide prevention training offered in June

Valley Community Services Board and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will host ASIST training in Staunton this month.


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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention awards $4.65 million in research grants

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention announced today the winners of the annual research grant application process.


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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hires senior director to lead Project 2025

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hired Michael Rosanoff, MPH as senior director to lead the efforts of Project 2025.


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Statement by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on Chris Cornell

We recently learned of the death of Chris Cornell, former frontman and musician for the band Soundgarden.


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Eat wings Wednesday: Help stop suicide

Eating at Buffalo Wild Wings in Waynesboro will help us raise funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.


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MHAA, AFSP present Laughter is Sacred Space

Laughter is Sacred Space: The Human Faces Tour will be presented at Springdale Mennonite Church, 170 Hall School Rd., Waynesboro, Friday, May 19.


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Local hero recognized for suicide prevention volunteer work in Staunton

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States. Yet many people affected by suicide don’t talk about it.


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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention launches education program for college students

Each year, 18 percent of undergraduate students and 15 percent of graduate students report having seriously considered suicide in their lifetimes.


Support suicide prevention in Overnight Walk in Washington D.C.

We will be joining with thousands of people in the Out of the Darkness Overnight to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.


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Suicide intervention training offered in February

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will host the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training program Feb. 23-24.


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Survivors of Suicide Loss Peer-to-Peer Support Group launching in Staunton on Jan. 9

Support for survivors of suicide loss is now available. A Survivors of Suicide Loss Peer-to-Peer Support Group returns on Jan. 9.


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E&J’s Deli Pubs makes contribution to local suicide prevention efforts

E&J’s Deli Pub in Waynesboro presented a check to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention for $1743.00 toward the Greater Augusta Out of the Darkness Walk held in October.


Crystal Graham: Support from back home on NYC Marathon day

It was such an honor to get to root on my husband, Chris Graham, at the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday. Months ago, I had been rooting around on the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s website for information … I serve on the Virginia Chapter board for the organization.


Survivor Day planned in Staunton on November 19

Staunton will join hundreds of other locations throughout the world to recognize International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day.


AFP editor Chris Graham runs to #StopSuicide

AFP editor Chris Graham is running the TCS New York City Marathon and raising money to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.


Out of the Darkness Walk exceeds 2016 goals

The Greater Augusta Out of the Darkness Walk returned to Staunton for its second year and brought an increase in participants and fundraising.


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McAuliffe impresses on attention to detail on suicide prevention

I visited with Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe this week with a group advocating for more funding for suicide prevention efforts.