​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.

Cape & Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition

General Meeting

Thursday, January 11 at 11:15 AM -12:45 PM

Vicarious Traumatization, Compassion Fatigue and Self Care: How Caregivers can reduce the trauma they experience in their work.

Presented by: Reneelynn Proctor,M.S. DMT. Clinic Director, South Bay Community Services. There is no fee for attending.

HarborView Room Barnstable County Court Complex

​3195 Main Street; Barnstable, MA ​​

QPR Training - Orleans

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Sharing Kindness -- Orleans

QPR Training - Falmouth

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Falmouth Human Services -- Falmouth

​​QPR Training - Hyannis

Wednesday, April 4, 2017

Parish Nurses -- Hyannis

If you are interested in learning more about our trainings please email Joan McDonald at:



C.I.S.P.C is fortunate to have such a dedicated team in place allowing for  the very best in prevention efforts for Cape Cod and the Islands.


Fairwinds, Nantucket's Counseling Center and our coalition partner created this PSA

Monthly Newsletter


Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition PSA

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:




Our team is committed to providing suicide prevention and gatekeeper training to our communities heightening awareness through a variety of methods including presentation, forums, educational material and discussion.

Contact Us

Cape & Island's Suicide Prevention Coalition

P.O. Box 119, Barnstable, Ma. 02630


Trainings Offered by Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition



DIAL 911

Serving all Cape and Island communities



National Suicide Prevention Lifeline                                              Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention

1-800-273-8255                                                                                       info@masspreventssuicide.org

Foundation for Suicide Prevention                                                  Samaritan's on Cape Cod and the Islands
1-888-333-2377                                                                                        1-800-893-9900

National Action Alliance For Suicide Prevention                         Veteran's Crisis Line
1-202-572-3737                                                                                        1-800-273-8255 

Youth Crisis Support Free Text                                                         The Trevor Helpline - LGBT Youth/Young Adults
Text 741-741 and type "start"                                                              866-4-U-TREVOR (488-7386)