This week only (through Friday, Jan. 22), Facebook users can vote for up to five non-profit organizations among 100 that were nominated in an earlier round. If AFSP receives the top award, it will expand a pilot depression awareness and suicide prevention program to college campuses nationwide.
You must be a Facebook user to participate.
-Click here to go to its website and follow instructions on how to vote.
-Tell as many family and friends as possible through "social networking" means suck as Facebook and Twitter or by simply forwarding this notice to them by e-mail
-Ask them to vote and also help spread the word to as many people as possible by Friday, Jan 22
-Suicide is the third leading cause of death among college age youth.
For more information on Suicide and other mental illness, visit the NAMI Southwestern Pennsylvania website.