Suicide Prevention Coalition for Berrien County

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


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



Gatekeeper Training

Training of Young People

Training of Parents/Community

The handout from the meeting with notes