Regional and Community Coalitions
We have 10 Regional Coalitions in the Berkshires, Pioneer Valley, Central MA, Metrowest, Northeast, Greater Boston, Plymouth, Bristol County, Cape and Islands, and the Montachusett Task Force.
Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition
The mission of the Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition is to help give Cape Cod and Island communities the necessary information and tools to raise awareness, promote education, and increase action to reduce suicides.
Maura Weir, Co-Chair
Sue Allaire, Co-Chair
Central MA Suicide Prevention Coalition
The group strives to raise awareness through education and widespread communication of information about mental health, suicide prevention and prevention resources available in our region.
Sarah Gaer, Co-Chair
Greater Boston Regional Suicide Prevention Coalition
GBRSPC conducts activities and events for suicide prevention in Greater Boston, including public awareness events and campaigns, and community and legislative conversations, often partnering with a wide variety of stakeholders in our communities.
Dr. Pata Suyemoto, Chair
Karen Pace, Co-Chair
MetroWest Regional Coalition for Suicide Prevention
Our mission is to support and enhance the MCSP as well as to actively engage with local programs and services to promote awareness and reduce the incidence of suicide in our region.
Eileen Davis, Chair
Vicki Zimmon, Co Chair
Montachusett Suicide Prevention Task Force
Providing Hope to the Community-North Central & North Quabbin Regions Heywood Hospital established the Suicide Prevention Task Force .
Our goal is to prevent suicide, and to provide education and resources to help those who struggle with depression, survivors of suicide, and those who have lost loved ones to suicide.
Barbara Nealon, Co-Chair
Northeast Coalition for Suicide Prevention
The NCSP began in 2008 and meets 6 times a year. We host numerous community events and trainings. Our members decide on the coalition's goals and projects for the year. We cover 50 towns and endeavor to hold events throughout the northeast area.
Debbie Helms, Chair
Pioneer Valley Coalition for Suicide Prevention
We aim to create inclusive connections through public and private entities and individuals with lived experience in Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties. We work together to promote healthy communities by supporting strength-based and evidenced-based practices that reduce the risk of suicide.
Jen Matoney, Chair
Karen Carreira, Co-Chair
Plymouth County Suicide Prevention Coalition
Our Coalition was formed in June of 2014. Since then, we have been extremely active in several communities within Plymouth County, providing free trainings and resources. Our vision is to promote Mental Awareness in our communities, schools, local organizations to ensure all have the tools and information.
Jennie Babcock, Chair
Laura Rosenthal, Co-Chair