American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Florida First Coast
Upcoming Events and Volunteer Opportunities!
AFSP Florida First Coast has been hard at work to bring many upcoming events to Jacksonville. We also have more opportunities than ever for you to volunteer and get involved!
Campus Walk!
April 27, 2013

 Creekside High School's Campus Walk is quickly approaching! The walk will be held from 10am-2pm at Creekside High School in St. Johns County. Register at
Thank you to Miss Northeast Florida, Megan Cromwell, for organzing this event!
May 1, 2013- Living with Bipolar Disorder 

Join us on May 1 from 6:30-8:30 pm for Living with Bipolar Disorder, at the Jacksonville Children's Commission: 1095 A Philip Randolph Blvd.  for more information and to RSVP visit:

Living with Bipolar Disorder is an AFSP program that includes a 43 minute film about Bipolar Disorder. It features an introduction by Joe Pantoliano, an actor and television star, and a review of the illness by our clinical expert Dr. Joe Calabrese from Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio. The film also features the stories as told by three people who have been treated for bipolar disorder as well as the widow of a man who died by suicide who most likely suffered from bipolar. The clinical expert, Dr. Ca...labrese, offers medical commentary after each story, and both Dr. Calabrese and Joe Pantoliano offer closing comments.

All interested in learning more about Bipolar Disorder are invited.
Refreshments will be served.

Eat dinner at Red Elephant Pizza Grill and support AFSP Florida First Coast!
May 14, 2013

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We Need Volunteers!!
Our board is committed to spreading the word about AFSP's mission and suicide prevention. We will tables at health fairs and the Riverside Arts Market(RAM) on the following dates:

April 12 - Information table at Shannon Miller Lifestyle Women's 5k
April 20 - Information table at RAM
May 18 - Information table at RAM
June 15- Information table at RAM
July 20- Information table at RAM
August 10- Information table at RAM
September 7- Information table at RAM
September 28- Information table at RAM
October 5- Information table at RAM
We are in need of volunteers to help staff these tables. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit our sign up calendar:
 security code: 8840.
or email our chair, Liz Colavecchio at for more information.
In This Issue
Help us get  AFSP's More Than Sad DVD program into local schools!
With the help of, we are campaigning to provide all local high schools with our More Than Sad DVD. More Than Sad aims to educate teens about depression and suicide.
The following links will give you more information on how you can help us reach our goal of providing all local high schools this program.

Have you registered for our 2013 Out of the Darkness Walk?


Date: October 12, 2013

Location: Jacksonville Landing

To register visit:
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