Suicide Prevention Coalition for Berrien County

January 23, 2013 Meeting & Notes:

Summary:  Fifty-one people met at Lakeland Regional Medical Center
               (St. Joseph, MI) over the lunch hour. Participating were
               representatives from law enforcement, mental health
               facilities, schools, the religious community, and many
               more. 

Topics:    The need for suicide prevention in Berrien County
              What other counties are doing for suicide prevention
              Plan steps of action to organize a coalition

Possible Opportunities for Involvement:

            Public Awareness
            Research/Statistics
            Fundraising
            Gatekeeper Training
            Training of Young People
            Training of Parents/Community