New analysis of responses to the National Transgender Discrimination Survey (NTDS) shows that transgender respondents who experienced rejection by family and friends, discrimination, victimization, or violence have a higher risk of attempting suicide.
On January 26 Scott Pelley of CBS's 60 Minutes reported on the state of mental health care for young people in the U.S.
Gia Allemand from Season 14 of The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love was a swimsuit model from New York City. Friends and family remember her as being full of love and life. She was a caring and generous woman who often put others first. Gia died by suicide on August 14, 2013. She was 29 years old.
AFSP Chief Executive Robert Gebbia, as well as Ronald Pies, a psychiatrist associated with SUNY Upstate Medical University and Tufts University, Ronald Pies wrote letters-to-the-editor in response to David Brooks' New York Times Op-Ed entitled "The Irony of Despair."
Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11, and AFSP and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention invited members of Congress and Congressional staff to participate in a video campaign to raise awareness about suicide prevention among our veterans and their families.
AFSP along with the Mayo Clinic and Time magazine reporter Alice Park will be having a TweetChat on military veteran suicide prevention on Monday, Nov. 11, at 1 p.m. ET.
AFSP, National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention Calls on Congress to Participate in Veterans Day Video Campaign
AFSP and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention have invited members of Congress and their staff to participate in a video campaign in honor of Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11.