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​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.

Falmouth Road Race

August 20, 2017

Though the race has come and gone you can still donate to our runners. Please click here

Ribbon Ceremony - Hyannis

In Recognition of National Suicide Prevention Day

September 14, 2017 @ 11:15 am - 12:45 pm

Barnstable County Court Yard

3195 Main Street

Barnstable, Ma.

National Suicide Prevention Week

September 10 -16, 2017

Ribbon Ceremony - Nantucket

In Recognition of National Suicide Prevention Day

September 16, 2017 @ 12:30 - 2:00 pm

Nantucket Atheneum

1 India Street

Nantucket, Ma. 02554

Nantucket Elder Expo

September 16, 2017 @ 10:00a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Nantucket High School

10 Surfside Road, Nantucket Ma.

Out of the Darkness Walk

September 17, 2017 @ 9:00 a.m.

Scusset Beach Reservation

Sagamore, Ma.  More Info here

QPR - Question Persuade Refer

Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

September 18, 2017

Sandwich Women's Club

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

November 18, 2017 @ 10:30 a.m.

Brooks Free Library

739 Main Street

Harwich, Ma.

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



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

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


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"Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough

                                                                                  - Og Mandino



Cape & Island's Suicide Prevention Coalition

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




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.

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Trainings Offered by Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition

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:

Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition                            National Suicide Prevention Lifeline                      

suicideprevention@capecoalition.com                                              1-800-273-8255

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)

Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention