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The Brian Dagle Foundation — anchored in hope and empowered to support, is dedicated to the healing of grieving adults as well as community education on suicide prevention and awareness.

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  • A Whirlwind September

    September has been a whirlwind of events to promote National Suicide Awareness Month. Talks, presentations, interviews, events, and fundraisers for both the Brian Dagle Foundation and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. I’ll be honest, it’s been exhausting, both physically and emotionally. But we continue to do it for Brian and for all the others out there who didn’t know how to share the depths of their darkness. For parents, I pray never have to know the pain of losing…

  • National Suicide Awareness Month 2022

    As the summer winds down, the Brian Dagle Foundation is preparing for National Suicide Awareness Month beginning September 1st.  This is the month that I stand a little taller, speak a little louder, and be the voice for the more than 46,000 people we lose to suicide each year. The number of people who think about or attempt suicide is even higher. In 2020, an estimated 12.2 million American adults seriously thought about suicide, 3.2 million planned a suicide attempt,…

  • 988 – New Suicide and Mental Health Crisis Hotline Launches

    On July 16, 2022, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK (8255)) is becoming the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. In Connecticut, the United Way of Connecticut/211 (UWC) Health and Human Services Contact Center is the only provider answering calls for the NSPL/988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. The 800 line and 211 will not go away in the event people need to call and aren’t familiar yet with 988.⁠⁠It will take time for people to learn about 988, and using a…

  • A Whirlwind September

    September has been a whirlwind of events to promote National Suicide Awareness Month. Talks, presentations, interviews, events, and fundraisers for both the Brian Dagle Foundation and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. I’ll be honest, it’s been exhausting, both physically and emotionally. But we continue to do it for Brian and for all the others out there who didn’t know how to share the depths of their darkness. For parents, I pray never have to know the pain of losing…


  • National Suicide Awareness Month 2022

    National Suicide Awareness Month 2022

    As the summer winds down, the Brian Dagle Foundation is preparing for National Suicide Awareness Month beginning September 1st.  This is the month that I stand a little taller, speak a little louder, and be the voice for the more than 46,000 people we lose to suicide each year. The number of people who think about or attempt suicide is even higher. In 2020, an estimated 12.2 million American adults seriously thought about suicide, 3.2 million planned a suicide attempt,…


  • 988 – New Suicide and Mental Health Crisis Hotline Launches

    On July 16, 2022, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK (8255)) is becoming the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. In Connecticut, the United Way of Connecticut/211 (UWC) Health and Human Services Contact Center is the only provider answering calls for the NSPL/988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. The 800 line and 211 will not go away in the event people need to call and aren’t familiar yet with 988.⁠⁠It will take time for people to learn about 988, and using a…