Nora Kent, MHA

Program Director

Child and Family Services

Currently, Cape and Island's Suicide Prevention Coalition has over 75 members representing Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha's Vinyard. CISPC members represent the following organizations listed below.

Deb  Martin

Office of the District Attorney Cape & Islands

Community Outreach Coordinator


Barnstable County, Dept. of Human Services

Cape and Islands District Attorney Office

Cape Cod Child Development 

Cape Cod Family Resource Center

Cape Cod Neighborhood Support Group

Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled

Center's for Behavioral Health

Children's Cove

Child and Family Services

Community Action Committee

Community Network of Cape Cod

Elder Service of Cape Cod and the Islands

Fairwinds Counseling Center

Falmouth Human Services

Fenway Health

First Lutheran Church

Massachusetts Dept. Mental Health

Massachusetts, Dept. of Public Health

Massachusetts Coalition Suicide Prevention

Mom's Demand Action

Nantucket Atheneum

Nantucket Police Department

National Alliance Mental Illness

Samaritans Cape Cod and the Islands


South Bay Community Services

Southeast Recovery Learning Community

Veteran's Outreach Center

Veteran, Department of Veterans Service


Yarmouth Fire Department

Steering Committee

Sergeant Kevin A. Marshall

Crime Prevention Officer

Certified C.I.T. Coordinator

Nantucket Police Department

Our Partners

Office & Training Coordinator

Sunny Jones

C.I.S.P.C Steering Committee

Joan McDonald

Office Administrator

Dennis Chamber of Commerce

Stephanie Kelly

Executive Director

Samaritans Cape Cod and Islands

Our Coalition is made up of the most committed residents on Cape Cod and the Islands. As a team, CISPC  takes the necessary steps to lead our region in the fight towards suicide prevention . 

Rev. Jonathan Ahnquist

Cape Cod Interfaith Coalition

Beverly Costa-Ciavola


Cape Cod Neighborhood Support Coalition

General Membership 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.

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Strategies to reach our goal

  • 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

CO - Chairs

Jessica Krupp

TAP Advocate

Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled

Tessandra de Alberdi, CRC, LMHC,LADC

Executive Director

Fairwinds Counseling Center