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The American Association of Suicidology (AAS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit association dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide.  All donations made to AAS are tax-deductible.

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Founded in 1968, AAS is the oldest suicide prevention organization in the United States, continuing today to serve membership which includes mental health and public health professionals, researchers, suicide prevention and crisis intervention centers, school districts, crisis center volunteers, survivors of suicide loss, attempt survivors, and a variety of lay persons who have in interest in suicide prevention.

AAS Mission Statement: To promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it.

AAS Vision Statement: We are an inclusive community that envisions a world where people know how to prevent suicide and find hope and healing.


Funds to give on AAS website:

AAS Conference Scholarship Fund for ASLE: Provides funding to support the registration to the Annual Conference for those whom have attempted suicide or have lived with lived experience with mental illness.

AAS Conference Student Travel Awards: Assists our next generation of suicidologists fully avail themselves of the numerous learning and networking opportunities which can only come from attending the Annual Conference.

Donation—General: Supports new projects and services at the discretion of the AAS Board and Executive Director.

Membership Donation: Assists an AAS member who is unable to pay full dues.

Memorial Donation: In the coming year, your gift will help support scholarships to attend the Healing After Suicide Conference and aid in providing resources for crisis centers.

National Center for the Prevention of Youth Suicide: Your support allows us to provide critical resources to individuals, families, and mental health professionals searching for information on understanding and preventing suicide and furthers our ability\y to develop new programs not otherwise funded.

Public Education/Information Fund: Helps AAS respond to thousands of requests annually from the public, students, and the media for statistical updates, background knowledge, information, etc.

Roger J. Tierney Endowment Fund: Provides scholarship support to individuals in need to attend training and educational conferences sponsored by AAS.

Scholarship Donation to support Student’s registration at Annual Conference: Assists our next generation of suicidologists fully avail themselves of the numerous learning and networking opportunities which can only come from attending the Annual Conference

Seeking Hope Fund for Suicide Bereavement Research: Supports suicide bereavement/postvention research projects.

Suicide Survivor Support Services: Updates national directory of support groups, helps establish new support groups, and develops resources for survivors.


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