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A Supportive Resource and Compassionate Voice for Lives Touched by Mental Illness and Suicide.

Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition

Vision
A resilient community dedicated to saving lives from suicide.

Mission
To inspire our community in preventing suicide and promoting resilience through conversation, education, support, and advocacy.

The Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition (MASPC) was established in May of 2016 as a collaborative effort between multiple behavioral health organizations, school districts, churches, survivors, law enforcement agencies, and community members. MASPC is an initiative lead by Region 6 Behavioral Health and The Kim Foundation®.

The coalition meets the fourth Tuesday of every month from 8:15am-9:45am at C&A Industries. Meetings are open to the community.
If you are interested in getting involved with the Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition, please reach out to info@thekimfoundation.org.

Coalition Work Groups:
Means Restriction
Community Outreach
Faith & Other Support Systems
Youth
School Systems
Health Professionals

PSA Contest for Youth Suicide Prevention

The Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition invited high school students across the Metro to participate in a video contest and submit a public service announcement (PSA) focused on messages of suicide prevention and hope. The goal of the contest was to increase suicide prevention awareness across the Metro area and let students know that there is help available.

Click here to view videos from the 2018 PSA Contest for Youth Suicide Prevention.

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