Pennsylvania Suicide Prevention Task Forces

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Suicide Prevention Task Force of Armstrong County

The mission of the Suicide Prevention Task Force of Armstrong County is to reduce the risk, stigma, and occurrence caused by suicide in Armstrong County by way of education and increased awareness through collaborative efforts of community agencies, service providers, and community advocates. The Task Force will also provide support and assistance to those who have suffered as a result of suicide.

Contact Person:  Michelle Seaman
Email: info@sptfac.org

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Beaver County System of Care

Contact Person:  Lisa McCoy
Email: bczerosuicide@gmail.com

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Berks County Suicide Prevention Task Force

It is the vision of the Berks County Suicide Prevention Task Force to save lives by eliminating suicide as well as actively working to reduce the stigma of mental illness in Berks County. Berks County will become a community that is compassionate and willing to embrace and support individuals who are affected by mental health concerns. The task force will accomplish these goals though education and advocacy to the community.

Contact Info:  Pam Seaman  pseaman@countyofberks.com
Crisis Intervention Hotline: 610-236-0530

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Blair County Suicide Suicide Prevention Task Force

The Blair County Suicide Prevention Task Force was established in October 2004 under the auspices of the Blair County Mental Health Office.  The task force consists of representatives from various entities with the mission of stopping suicide in Blair County.

Contact Info: Jacque Harpster: 814-889-2149
Crisis Intervention Hotline: 814-946-2141

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Bucks County Suicide Prevention Task Force

“Through advocacy, education, prevention, and postvention we will work to eliminate suicide,” is the mission of the Bucks County Suicide Prevention Task Force. Its overarching goals are to reduce stigma, increase the number of individuals seeking help, support individuals who have lost loved ones to suicide, and decrease suicides in our county.

Contact Info:  Marci Kelly 215-348-2940 x1720
Crisis Intervention Lifeline: 800-499-7455

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Butler County Suicide Coalition

The Suicide Awareness Task Force strives 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.

Contact Person:  Jackie Eppler
Email: jackie@mygcc.org
Phone: (724) 284-5114

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Cambria County Suicide Prevention Task Force

Our mission is to help prevent suicides from happening in our community and save lives through empathy, education, and crisis intervention.

Contact Info:
cambriasuicideprevention@gmail.com
Kate Gavin Kate.Gavin@va.gov
Katrina Perkosky katrinaperkosky@gmail.com
Crisis Intervention Hotline: 877-268-9463

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Centre County Suicide Prevention Task Force

We advocate for prevention, intervention, and compassion treatment strategies that lead to a future free from suicide.

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Chester County Suicide Prevention Task Force

Chester County Suicide Prevention Task Force’s mission is decreased suicide through increased awareness and education in the community. CCSP Task Force collaborates with the community to develop suicide prevention strategies and works to reduce the risk, stigma and occurrence of suicide in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Contact Info: Email: ccsptaskforce@gmail.com
Crisis Intervention Hotline: 877-918-2100

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Clarion County Suicide Prevention Task Force

Clarion County Coalition for Suicide Prevention is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.  Our focus is suicide prevention, awareness and education.  We provide help and hope through college campus and high school events, suicide crisis hotlines and other educational programs.  Depression is treatable.  Suicide is preventable.  Join and support our Clarion County suicide prevention efforts today!

Contact Info: https://www.clarionsuicideawareness.com/contact-us.html
Crisis Intervention Hotline: 814 226 7223

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Clearfield/Jefferson County(s) Suicide Prevention Task Force

The Clearfield – Jefferson Suicide Prevention Team is dedicated to achieve our Mission to reduce the occurrence of suicide within our two county areas. The Team wants to achieve our Mission by promoting awareness and prevention by offering programs to the community at large. We want to be able to provide prevention, intervention, and postvention trainings to any and all groups from the faith-based community to the business community.

If you have any questions, please go to this page   http://www.1istoomany.org/pages/contact

Clearfield/Jefferson Crisis Lifeline: 1-800-341-5040

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Crawford Suicide Prevention Task Force

The Crawford County Suicide Task Force  is committed to helping children, teens and adults at risk for suicide, as well as families and communities affected by suicide, through education, advocacy and support.

Contact Info:  info@CrawfordCountySuicideTaskForce.org
Crisis Intervention Hotline:  800-315-5721

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Cumberland County Suicide Prevention Task Force

A workgroup of concerned citizens & organizations working together to prevent suicide through education and awareness in Cumberland & Perry Counties

Contact info:  PULSETaskForce@yahoo.com
Crisis Intervention Hotline:  717-763-2222 or 717-243-6005

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Delaware County Task Force

The Delaware County Suicide Prevention Awareness Task Force (DCSPATF) functions to reduce the loss and suffering caused by suicide and suicidal behavior. The Delaware County Suicide Prevention Awareness Task Force is in the business of prevention, intervention, and post-intervention program implementation, facilitation, and promotion. The Delaware County Suicide Prevention Awareness Task Force offers information and education about, and assistance and support to, efforts to lessen the incidence of suicide and the stigma associated with suicide and suicide loss.

Contact Us: Info@delcosuicideprevention.org
Delaware County Crisis Connections 855-889-7827

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Erie County Suicide Prevention Task Force

The Erie County Task Force is working to prevent suicide in Erie County, PA through education, awareness & community action.

Contact Info: Victoria Merski, 814-451-2308
Crisis Intervention Hotline: 814-456-2014

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Fayette County Suicide Prevention Task Force

Contact Info: Regina Donkers  724-430-1370
Crisis Intervention Hotline:  724-437-1003

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Franklin/Fulton County Suicide Prevention Task Force

The Franklin/Fulton Counties Suicide Task Force goal is to align resources and work together to improve the health and well-being of all Franklin county residents. Through the utilization of data, we can integrate practices and coordinate improvements that will provide collective impact, leading to positive change.

Contact Info:  Noel Purdy npurdy@summithealth.org
Crisis Intervention Hotline: 717-264-2555 or 1-866-918-2555

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Indiana County Suicide Prevention Task Force

Contact Info:  Brandy King, Suicide Task Force Coordinator
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Phone: (724) 463-8200 ext. 2
Crisis Intervention Hotline:  877-333-2370

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Juniata Valley Healing Connections - Suicide Prevention Task Force AFSP

The Juniata Valley Healing Connections is a team of concerned community members in Huntingdon, Mifflin, and Juniata Counties dedicated to raising awareness and the existence of suicide in our community and committed to reducing the impact of suicide through prevention and education efforts, as well as providing a community of support for those who have been impacted by the loss of a loved one.

Contact:  jvhealingconnections@gmail.com

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Lancaster County Suicide Task Force

The mission of the Lancaster County Suicide Prevention Coalition is Partnering to eliminate suicide by inspiring hope through education and advocacy. Our Vision: A responsive, compassionate community that inspires hope and strength and promotes the well-being of everyone.

Contact info: mha@mhalancaster.org
Crisis Intervention Hotline: 717-394-2631

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Lawrence County PA Suicide Prevention Coalition

The Lawrence County Suicide Prevention Coalition is committed to educate, destigmatize, and increase awareness of suicide in Lawrence County. Our vision is to raise awareness of suicide prevention and eliminate potential suicides.

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Lebanon County Task Force

Initiated in 2008, the mission of the Lebanon County Task Force is to develop strategies to reduce the risk of suicide and provide education to the community of Lebanon County through the collaborative efforts of service providers and agencies.

Contact Info: http://communityhealthcouncil.com/contact/
Lebanon County Crisis Lifeline: 717-274-3363

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Mercer County Suicide Prevention Task Force

The mission of the Mercer County Suicide Prevention Network is to collaborate without community to reduce the risk of suicide through education, advocacy and support.

Contact Info: Tracy Auell or Anna Shears at 724-662-1550
Crisis Intervention Hotline:  724-662-2227

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Suicide Prevention Coalition of Monroe County

Providing awareness and education about suicide to the Monroe County community through outreach efforts in order to build a voice and decrease suicide.

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Montgomery County Suicide Prevention Task Force

The mission of the Montgomery County Suicide Prevention Taskforce is to develop and implement strategies to reduce the risk of suicide in Montgomery County through the collaborative efforts of community agencies and service providers.

The Montgomery County Suicide Prevention Taskforce is able to offer FREE and LOW-COST suicide prevention trainings appropriate for any group (educators, nurses, neighbors, friends, hairdressers, law enforcement, family members, librarians, public safety, and many more). Contact our Training Coordinator (Erin Lewis, 610-278-1238) for more information.

Contact Info:   elewis@montcopa.org
Montgomery County Mobile Crisis   1-855-634-HOPE (4673)

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Northeast Suicide Prevention Initiative

The Northeast Suicide Prevention initiative's (NSPI) mission is to prevent suicides in our community by advocacy, collaboration, and education. NSPI works with local, state, and national organizations advocating for legislation, policies, and practices that ensure competency skills for citizens who affect suicide prevention. NSPI funds support survivor healing and prevents suicide by decreasing the stigma for mental disorders and by increasing resources for clinician education. NSPI is a committed grassroots organization run entirely by volunteers and survivors who believe suicide can be defeated.

Email address nspiinformation@gmail.com

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Philadelphia County Task Force

The Philadelphia Suicide Prevention Task Force (P-SPTF)’s mission is to work toward zero suicides in Philadelphia. This mission will be achieved through collaboration of all stakeholders and by engaging in a coordinated and integrated approach across the city.

Contact Info:   hunter.robbins@phila.gov   856-656-3392
Philadelphia Crisis Intervention Line   215-686-4420

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Schuylkill County Suicide Prevention Task Force

The mission of the Suicide Prevention Task Force is to prevent suicide through public education and awareness, community action and local grassroots advocacy.

Contact Info: Jeanne Elberfeld at (570) 622-6097
Crisis Intervention Hotline:  877-993-4357

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Somerset County Suicide Task Force

The Somerset County Suicide Prevention Task Force is a volunteer based coalition comprised of mental health professionals, agencies and loss survivors who work together to provide education, support and resources to the community.

Contact Info:  Michelle Younkin: palinkcoordinator6@gmail.com
Crisis Intervention Hotline  1-866-611-6467

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Wayne County Suicide Prevention Task Force

The Northeast Suicide Prevention Initiative continue to be all volunteers meeting monthly to coordinate formal clinical and community suicide prevention trainings and survivor activities. We heartily support and collaborate with other suicide prevention groups in our communities and join with them for community events such as the Survivor Picnic.

Contact info:   NSPIinformation@gmail.com
Crisis Intervention Hotline 570-253-0321

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Westmoreland County Suicide
Prevention Task Force

Formed in 2005, Ray of Hope is Westmoreland County’s Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force. We are a collaboration of human service, educational, and government agencies committed to raising awareness and preventing suicide in our community.

Contact Info: https://www.rayofhopewestmoreland.org/contact-us/
Crisis Intervention Hotline: 800-836-6010

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York County Suicide Prevention Task Force

The mission of the York County Suicide Prevention Task Force is to empower communities to provide suicide prevention, intervention and response to suicide attempts and deaths, in order to reduce the number of suicide deaths.

Contact Info:
suicidepreventionofyork@gmail.com
Cindy Richard 717-819-0586

Crisis Intervention Line   800-673-2496

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Get In Touch

  • P.O. Box 62217
    Harrisburg, PA 17106

  • (717) 585-0611

  • info@
    suicidepreventionalliance.org

Who We Are

Suicide Prevention Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that helps people who are in need of preventative suicide assistance

Suicide Prevention Alliance is a resource organization ONLY. We are NOT a hotline or counseling service/center. Remember, if you are in a crisis and need immediate help, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK), the Crisis Text Line at 741-741, or Dial 911