Be the Difference.

Suicide and mental health conditions affect millions. Together, we can bring these issues Out of the Darkness and create a culture that's smart about mental health.

Connect With Others and Save Lives

Join thousands across the country to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, our nation's leader in the fight against suicide.

With more than 160 walks planned for spring 2018, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved:

Create or Join a Team
Whether you are walking with a school organization, athletic club, or family and friends, this is the best way to get everyone together under the same banner.

Team Captains create the team, email team members, organize team fundraisers, and lead the team the day of the walk. Not ready to lead a team yet? No problem! If someone else is willing to be the Team Captain you can always register as a team member by selecting "join a team."

Learn more about what it means to be a team captain HERE.

Walk as an Individual
Although no one ever walks alone, you can always register to walk as an individual and meet other members of the student community the day of the walk.

Walk Virtually
Can’t make a walk this year, but still want to show your support? Register as a Virtual Walker and you will still receive a personal page to share your story and fundraising, and you can even join a team.

Want to help the local walk committee with set-up, registration, crowd control, clean up, and more? Register as a volunteer and you'll help make the walk run smoothly. In some cases, you may even finish your volunteer duties in time to walk. Volunteers can also join or create teams.

Still Looking to Do More?

Organize an Out of the Darkness Campus Walk
Don't see a walk near you? Our Out of the Darkness Campus Walks are led by volunteers like you across the country each year between March and June, and you can join the fight against suicide by starting a walk near you. Email with your city, state, and school affiliation and we'll connect you with an AFSP field staff member for more information.

Sponsor the Out of the Darkness Walks
The Out of the Darkness Sponsor Program provides the opportunity for companies to take an active role in suicide prevention by joining our network in more than 100 cities nationwide. There are several opportunities for your company to make a difference, including National Sponsorships, Retail Opportunities, Multi-Market & National Team Participation, and Local Sponsorships. Email for more information today!