About us

The Asian American Suicide Prevention & Education is a joint project of Asian American Federation and Hamilton-Madison House.


aafThe Asian American Federation (The Federation) is a non-profit leadership organization that works to advance the civic voice and quality of life of Asian Americans in the New York metropolitan area. Established in 1990, the Federation supports and collaborates with 42 member agencies to strengthen community services, promotes strategic philanthropy within the Asian American community, and conducts research and advocacy concerning critical issues.

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hmhHamilton-Madison House (HMH) is a non-profit settlement house dedicated to improving the quality of life of its community, primarily those in the Two Bridges/Chinatown area of Manhattan's Lower East Side. Programs are provided at 22 locations, 19 of which are in Manhattan and 3 are in Queens, and meet the appropriate linguistic requirements of the populations served. Programs are staffed by 150 volunteers and 220 full-time and 80 part-time employees who speak 4 Chinese dialects as well as Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Cambodian and Spanish. Programs include early childhood education, youth development, adult education, senior services, and behavioral health services.

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The Federation and HMH would like to acknowledge the following public offices
For their leadership and funding to support the
Asian American Suicide Prevention & Public Awarness Campaign

NYS Assemblyman Peter M. Rivera
NYS Office of Mental Health

We would also like to give a special thanks to our key partners

Asian American Geriatric Mental Health Alliance
Asian Pacific Fund
Henry Street Settlement 
New York City Department for the Aging
New York Coalition for Asian American Mental Health