The Johnny Foundation


Raising awareness of depression in hopes of preventing suicides.


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19 million Americans suffer with depression.

The number one cause of suicide is untreated depression.

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

Women suffer with depression twice as much as men.

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


Upcoming Events

Save the Date, May 20, 2017

The 14th Johnny Leathers, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament - Download Flyer Here

Previous Year's Events

Thank you to everyone who supported the 2016 Golf Tournament – 13th Johnny Leathers, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament held May 14th at Woodmont Golf and Country Club and raised $22,000 to help fund counseling for those needing financial assistance in the Atlanta area. Click here to look at the Tournament Gallery.


If You Need Help Now

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

Click Here for Warning Signs

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.

Click Here for Awareness Facts