Knowledge is power
The Kyle Ambrogi Foundation believes that educating teens and young adults, parents, teachers and coaches about the signs of depression and how to seek medical help is the first step in suicide prevention.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AFSP offers age related educational programs for high school and college counselors, coaches and students, without cost to the schools. The Kyle Ambrogi Foundation provides funds to AFSP to support their educational programs provided to schools and colleges throughout the greater Philadelphia area. If you would like to know more about their educational program or interactive screening tool, please visit www.afsp.com.
Survivors of Suicide
SOS believes that sharing your experiences and feelings with each other is the best form of help. They feel that all who have suffered a suicide loss can help others comprehend the incomprehensible and strive to assure the availability of a safe place to give and receive support. Please visit Philly SOS to learn more.
For You or A Family Member
If you or someone you love is struggling with depression or you have lost someone you love to suicide there are many resources available to you.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline:
- NY Times: Suicide on Campus: Suicide on Campus
- Delco Suicide Prevention & Awareness: Delco Suicide Prevention
- Suicide Loss Book: What Teens Need to Know: View PDF
- A Guide for “After an Attempt” for the Individual: View PDF
- A Guide for “After an Attempt” for the Family: View PDF
- Teen Suicide Facts: View PDF
- Adult Suicide Facts: View PDF
- Elderly Suicide Facts: View PDF
- Alcohol & Suicide Facts: View PDF
- Firearms & Suicide: View PDF