What Is the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention?
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is an organization that helps those who have suicidal tendencies overcome them. It's also designed to help the people who have been affected by the suicide of a loved one. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention promotes the Out of Darkness Walk, a walk organized to raise funds for research, suicide prevention, and awareness. 1
Concerns for Parents
Depending on how sensitive your child is to this topic, it may not be a good idea to let them dwell on this kind of stuff. However, if your child has been personally affected by a suicide in some way they might find solace in being able to help others through the many volunteer opportunities offered on the site.