HOPES is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin.
We are an organization composed of volunteers.
As suicide survivors, our losses have motivated us to action.
Life is precious.
Working together, we hope to save others.
1902 Tarragon Drive
Madison, WI 53716
Helping others through education and advocacy for suicide prevention.
- to educate
- to advocate
- to support
- to honor
HOPES is run by volunteers
What does HOPES do?
We conduct Public Service Campaigns, such as Look Closer. Listen harder.
HOPES was started in Madison, WI in 1998 by Pat Derer, Sue Conlin Opheim, and Tina Neupert. They had experienced the loss of a loved one to suicide and wanted to take action to prevent suicide and support those in grief.