Why Largest Heart®
293 overdose deaths a day (preventable)^
126 suicide deaths a day (preventable)^
=419 PREVENTABLE LIVES LOST EVERYDAY!!!
We are a 501c3 nonprofit organization, founded in 2018 because too many of us are dying.
Over 165K Lives LOST in 2022 including over 64,000 to fentanyl. These are ALL PREVENTABLE deaths. We're here to raise awareness and prevention, breakdown myths on addiction, recovery, and sterotypes which often times prevent education, understand and ultimately lives.
These are preventable deaths! With YOUR HELP, we can provide more tools, resources and education to make a HUGE DIFFERENCE !
Our Two Part Focus
1. Raise awareness & prevention of addiction/depression/suicide through action, education & empowerment.
2. Help those left behind to addiction/depression/suicide.
Too Many Children Orphaned
In 2021, addiction & overdose left more than 144K children in foster care. Through education, prevention & engagement we can turn this into a Happy Story!
3 Pillars of Largest Heart
Through community engagement & outreach we are breaking down stigmas, inspiring courage & belief, providing understanding, education, compassion & care.
Helping & supporting those left behind from addiction/depression/suicide. Through paid therapy, treatment, counseling & financial assistance.
Founder, Peter T. Cook and Congresswoman Val Demings discussing the importance of education & awareness and how we curb the trend of preventable deaths.
Knowledge x Action = POWER
We Believe Everyone Deserves a Second Chance
They say love conquers all. We don't know about that. But with some hope and knowledge mixed in, we think you might have a winning combo.
Largest Heart scholarships provides individuals with paid therapy, counseling, or treatment following traumatic and life changing events.
"Thanks to Largest Heart I've received a year worth of counseling after my father's passing. I am honestly so grateful, and I want to give a huge thank you for everything! God bless you guys!" - Maria
Largest Heart has sponsored my 5 year old son and I to receive therapy after my fiancé’s passing...we could not have afforded therapy without their help and will be forever grateful! We look forward to giving back to them in any way we can! Thank you Largest Heart! - Carolyn
Help is Available
SAMHSA (The US Substance and Mental Health Services Administration) offers 24-hour free and confidential information to get help and information you need.
SAMHSA National Helpline:
Available in English and Spanish
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Additional resources: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) OR
TEXT TELEPHONE: 1-800-799-4889
MILITARY & VETERANS: 1-800-273-TALK (PRESS OPTION #1)
SUICIDE HOTLINE SPANISH: 1-800-273-TALK (PRESS OPTION #2)
LGBT YOUTH: 1-866-4-U-TREVOR
NEED HELP NOW? CALL 911
* https://www.cdc.gov/opioids/data/index.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_military_casualties_of_war