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.


  • Foster collaborations and build a unified regional coalition with a wide array of diverse stakeholders

  • Achieve a broad impact through common goals in suicide prevention

  • Increase awareness by implementing a comprehensive, life span, public education campaign

  • Educate our regional community on suicide risk, protective factors, warning signs, and available resources

Trainings Offered by C.I.S.P.C.

GM meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of the odd months. They begin at 11:15-12:45 and are held at the Barnstable County Court complex in the HarborView Room. ALL are welcome. To become a member, send the completed form to  suicideprevention@capecoalition.com





Currently, Cape and Island's Suicide Prevention Coalition has over 75 members representing Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha's Vinyard. C.I.S.P.C. members represent:

  • School's and afterschool programs
  • Mental Health Agencies,
  • Emergency Service Agencies
  • Health & Human Service Agencies
  • Support groups
  • Other suicide prevention organizations 


Suicide Assessment & Intervention Training

for Mental Health Professionals

August 26th

For further details and to register:

National Suicide Prevention Week

September 5-11

General Membership Meeting

Annual  Regional Ribbon Ceremony

September 8, 2016

Join us as we hang ribbons of remembrance and hope for National Suicide Prevention Day. ALL are welcome

Meetings are held at 11:15-12:45 at the Barnstable County Court Complex in the Harborview Room.

2nd Annual Nantucket Island Ribbon Ceremony

September 10, 2016

Join us on island as we hang ribbons of remembrance and hope for National Suicide Prevention week. All are welcome.

Gathering will take place at the Nantucket Atheneum beginning at 12pm.  

Serving Those Who Have Served

September 30th

J.B.C.C., M.A.N.G.R.T.I 

For more info and a Save the Date flyer click link below



eneral Membership Meetings

Emergency Service dial 911

Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Veteran's Crisis Line


Samaritan's on Cape Cod and the Island's


Youth Crisis Support Free Text

Text 741-741 and type "start"