Empowering individuals and communities to take sustainable action to prevent suicide, champion systemic change, and restore hope

Program Highlights

Firearm owners flock to gun lock giveaway event and suicide awareness message

Last weekend, the Puyallup Gun Show brought together suicide prevention advocates and the firearms community. Nearly 300 people held conversations with the Safer Homes, Suicide Aware team at the Washington Arms Collectors event at the Washington State Fair. Read more

Forefront Suicide Prevention among partners shaping Facebook’s global suicide prevention AI upgrade

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced a more proactive upgrade to its artificial intelligence (AI), mentioning Forefront among the suicide prevention partners and first responders that have helped to shape different iterations of the social networking giant’s life-saving tools and protocols. Read More


Forefront AMSR Training, open to public

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Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.8255

Press 1 if you are a Veteran


Text Crisis Text Line at 741741

A Strategic Plan To Save Lives

Empowering individuals and communities

We have provided suicide prevention training to over 8,500 community members in Washington state.

Leading policy and systematic change

Positioning Washington as the first state in the nation requiring health professionals to have suicide prevention training. To date, Forefront has championed 6 legislative bills.

Restoring hope to suicide loss and attempt survivors

Postvention is prevention. We have sent over 300 Forefront Cares packages to loss survivors, and engaged students, patients, families, and community members across Washington.


Every individual plays a role in suicide prevention. Launched in September 2017, the Safer Homes, Suicide Aware campaign delivers the tools, training, and resources to equip everyone with the knowledge to take immediate action now.

Visit our campaign website to learn more.