The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - Oregon Chapter
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:
Funds scientific research
Offers educational programs for professionals
Educates the public about mood disorders and suicide prevention
Promotes policies and legislation that impact suicide and prevention
Provides programs and resources for survivors of suicide loss and people at risk, and involves them in the work of the Foundation