On Monday, September 22, John Madigan, AFSP’s Vice President of Public Policy, and Trevor Summerfield, AFSP’s Manager of Federal Policy, attended the White House and Suicide Prevention Briefing.
Weekly Suicide Prevention News from September 15-19, 2014
On Thursday, September 18, 2014, AFSP Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Christine Moutier, testified before the US House Energy and Commerce Committee about suicide prevention and mental health treatment.
On Thursday, September 18, Congressional Spouses for Suicide Prevention and Education held a briefing on “Mental Health First Aid for your Family and Community” that featured Food Network star Melissa d’Arabian.
The Maui Comedy Festival announced that it has partnered with AFSP as it's official national charitable recipient. In addition to donating a portion of all event proceeds to the AFSP, the Festival hopes to provide a new platform for continuing the dialog surrounding suicide and depression.
This post is part of a series produced by The Huffington Post and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, in conjunction with National Suicide Prevention Week.