Our chapter is actively engaged in advocating for local, state, and national policies that we believe will help prevent suicide.
We need your help to spread the word that prevention is possible and ensure that public policies make a difference.
Click here to learn more and get involved.
Click here for information on to become a Field Advocate.
September is Suicide Prevention Month
Let your legislators know that suicide prevention matters to you. We are trying to get as many people to contact their state senators and assemblypersons at their home district office as possible during September.
Need to know who your legislators are?
To find your Senator, click here.
To find your Representative, click here.
Need a script to use?
Download a sample script here.
Willing to fill out a short survey?
Please fill out a short survey to tell us about your efforts. You can keep your comments anonymous or opt-in for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card (two surveys will be selected).
AFSP has lobbied for free public service announcements (PSAs) from the National Association of Broadcasters. We have two federal representatives that have done PSAs for mental health; Rep. Paul Tonko and Rep. Chris Gibson. Please make sure to thank them for their dedication to this cause.
Click here to view the PSA's.
Want to Get More Involved?
Join us at our next meeting on Sunday, September 29 at 2:00 pm in Saratoga.