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




Tessandra de Alberdi, CRC, LMHC,LADC

Executive Director

Fairwinds Counseling Center

tdealberdi@fairwindscenter.org

Nora Kent, MHA

Program Director

Child and Family Services

nkent@cfservices.org



Reneelynn Proctor M.S. DMT.

Clinic Director

South Bay Community Services

Reneelynn.proctor@sbaycs.com 

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Deb  Martin

Office of the District Attorney Cape & Islands

Community Outreach Coordinator

deborah.martin2@state.ma.us


OUR TEAM

Joan McDonald

Office Administrator

Dennis Chamber of Commerce 

suicideprevention@capecoalition.org




CO - Chairs

Rev. Jonathan Ahnquist

Cape Cod Interfaith Coalition


Stephanie Kelly

Executive Director

Samaritans Cape Cod and Islands

ccsamaritans@verizon.net

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

Adam Campbell

Violence Prevention Specialist and Teen Outreach Coordinator

​Independence House

adamc@indhouse.net

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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.




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

S.A.V.E.

South Bay Community Services

Southeast Recovery Learning Community

Veteran's Outreach Center

Veteran, Department of Veterans Service

VinFin

Yarmouth Fire Department


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.


Please send questions to  suicideprevention@capecoalition.com

Our Partners

Juliette E. Fay

Executive Director

Martha's Vineyard Community Services

​​jfay@mvcommunityservices.com

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Office & Training Coordinator

Sunny Jones

C.I.S.P.C Steering Committee

Steering Committee

Sergeant Kevin A. Marshall

Crime Prevention Officer

Certified C.I.T. Coordinator

Nantucket Police Department

kmarshall@police.nantucket-ma.gov


Lisa Forhan, MPPA

Director of Risk Management

​Department of Mental Health

​​lisa.forhan@state.ma.us

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