The Johnny Foundation

(501c3)

Raising awareness of depression in hopes of preventing suicides.

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Johnny Leathers, Jr. 1979-2000

19 million Americans suffer with depression.

Karl Adi Unwala 1982-2008

The number one cause of suicide is untreated depression.

Joseph McGuinness 1956-1999

Depression and heart disease often accompany each other and each can lead to the other.

Melissa Page Strange 1977-2009

Women suffer with depression twice as much as men.

Nathan Delaplane 1981-2000

Suicide is the third leading cause of death among all those 15-24 years old.

If You Need Help Now

Emergency Rescue: 911
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
GA Crisis & Access Line:
1-800-715-4225
Teen Hot line:
1-800-442-HOPE (4225)

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What We Do

The Johnny Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness of depression and suicide prevention through community fundraising events, providing resources and financially supporting suicide prevention research studies of other organizations.

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Upcoming Events

Please join us for the 11th Johnny Leathers, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament on May 17th 9am Tee-off at Woodmont Golf and Country Club, Canton, GA