American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

Ride To Support Suicide Awareness Is Hoping To Remove Stigma

According to the AFSP, there are 132 suicides everyday in the U.S.

HARWOOD, N.D.- The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosts its annual ride to support mental health awareness and support for loss survivors. “We need to be voices for those struggling to use their voice,” said volunteer Catrina Gullickson. Catrina Gullickson lost her daughter Meghan to suicide eight years ago. “She was fun and bubbly. She had a smile from ear…

A Family Wants To Raise Awareness After Losing Son To Suicide

Spencer Muchow was 27 years old and a father of two little boys

MOORHEAD, Minn- “I’m not ashamed. I’m not, I was proud to be his mom,” Andrea Alm says. Andrea Alm was Spencer Muchow’s mom. “He walked into a room and you knew it. Immediately. He made everybody laugh. He would drop everything to help anybody, anytime,” she says. But underneath it all, he was battling his own demons. Muchow committed suicide…

“More Than Sad” Suicide Awareness Talk In Fargo

This session is just one in many the group does with the local community

  FARGO N.D. — More Than Sad is a national program meant to help educate people about suicide prevention. That’s why the North Dakota Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is hosting talks to help bring awareness to a serious issue. The event held at the Dr.James Carlson Fargo Public Library focused on working with parents on how…

Community Members Walk for Suicide Prevention

About 2,000 people participated in this year's Out of the Darkness Walk

FARGO, N.D. — With every step taken, walkers at this year’s Out of the Darkness fundraiser are hoping to get to a world where suicide isn’t the answer for anybody. “We’re physically walking together, which I think has its own health benefits and community–building benefits, but the actual act of fundraising and raising money for a cause that you believe…

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Holds Fundraiser for Out of the Darkness Walk

The walk will be on September 15 at Scheels Arena

FARGO, N.D. — People get tasty brats and hot dogs outside Cash Wise while supporting a good cause. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention held a fundraiser to raise money for the Out of the Darkness community walk. It will take place on September 15 at Scheels Arena. The organization also uses money for mental health research, prevention education, and…

The Village Offers Fargo & Cass County Officers Suicide Screening

FARGO, N.D. – A new tool is helping protect the lives of the people who protect us every day. The Village Family Service Center is offering an Interactive Screening Program from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. It’s now available to law enforcement at the Fargo Police Department and Cass County Sheriff’s office. Counselors review anonymous questionnaires and help people…