American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (@afspnational )

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Bio Preventing suicide through research, advocacy, and education. Account not monitored 24/7. Thoughts of suicide? Call: 800-273-8255 / Text: 741741
Location USA
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Account created 30-01-2009 16:55:05
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Sprout Social : Summer vacations are great for self-care, but don’t ignore toxic stress throughout the year.

Most insurers are required to cover mental health and addiction care the same way they cover medical care. Learn more: DontDenyMe.org. #DontDenyMe

iPhone : The FCC is considering shortening the number for theΒ National Suicide Prevention Lifeline from its current 10 digits to just 3 digits: 988 nyti.ms/2z2Iy5M

Twitter Web App : Avoid using the phrase "committed suicide." Alternate phrases include "killed himself," "took her own life" or "died by suicide." The verb "commit" with "suicide" can imply a criminal act.

Twitter Web App : Our 2019 World Suicide Prevention Day campaign is here:

You make today better.

#YouMakeTodayBetter #WSPD19

Learn more at youmaketodaybetter.com.

iPhone : "in recent years β€” as suicide rates have climbed to historic levels β€” survivors of suicide attempts have been β€œcoming out,” determined to combat the problem even if it means speaking out about their own, often-hidden pasts." 🌟 washingtonpost.com/health/once-th…