Suicide claims more lives than war, murder, and natural disasters combined.



25 million Americans suffer from depression each year.
The best way to prevent suicide is through early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of depression and other mental health conditions.

Register for an Out of the Darkness Walk and join a quarter of a million people in more than 380 cities across all 50 states - to raise funds and awareness for one of our nation's most important causes.

Find more facts at or call 888-333-AFSP.

Figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Data & Statistics Fatal Injury Report for 2014. 

If you are a member of the media and would like to speak with experts on suicide prevention or would like to do a story on suicide prevention or the Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk please contact or (347) 826-3577.