FLIP THE SWITCH and live life on the


Join ten courageous families on their journey to live with mental illness & suicide.


Here are a few ways we can help:

Family Case Management
Employee Assistance Program

Mental Illness & Suicide Help
School Based Initiative

Friends who have FLIPPED THE SWITCH:

  • Anonymous
    As a future healthcare professional, I now understand what not to say to someone who has lost a loved one to suicide. I also never thought about the connotation of the word "commit". I now understand that somone doesn't commit suicide, rather they loose their life. Thank you so much for letting me come to your group and experience the feelings one may experience. You truly are a special group.
  • Anonymous
    Your foundation gave me just what I needed to become more at peace with myself by giving me the opportunity to help others. I seriously can't thank you all enough for giving me the opportunity to work with you all. Thank you for everything.
  • Anonymous
    I lost my son to suicide which was a huge shock and has left me totally broken. I have now made it my mission to help raise awareness about mental illness suicide bullying and grief following suicide in my son's honor.


We are so excited to announce our next chapter. Coming in January of 2018, Karla Smith Foundation will become Karla Smith Behavioral Health providing outpatient therapy, treatment, and support services at our new location the historic town hall located on Lincoln Ave. in O'Fallon Illinois. Stay tuned for more details and our progress in the coming months. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Friends, it is Gala night! We are so excited to see all of you who are attending! It is going to be a fabulous evening! Please arrive with your cell phones completely charged for Mobile bidding. Also, please arrive as close to 6 as possible. Our meal will be served at 7. Remember that valet parking is complementary. See you at 6! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Our Evening of Good is tomorrow! We are so excited to share with you, all that the Karla Smith Foundation has in store. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Please contact us TODAY. We want to HELP!