Our mission is to save lives. Together we can build resilience in our community, educate the public and strengthen the response to community need.
The Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention was formed to address the higher than state average rates for self-harm and suicide here in Berkshire County. The mission of BCSP is to save lives. Together we can build resilience in our community, educate the public, and strengthen the response to community need.
Please see our News and Calendar of Events Pages for more information about our organization.
Who We Are ~
Volunteers from the health sector and law enforcement, educators and students, community organizers, social workers, mental health providers, policy makers, survivors of suicide loss and concerned citizens.
What We Do To Help ~
EDUCATE about risk factors for suicide & self harm
ASSIST populations identified as being at-risk
REDUCE stigma and break barriers to self-help
PARTNER with schools, agencies, and providers
SECURE funding from public and private sources
ADVOCATE for public policy issues & budgets
Established 2009, growing and making a difference
What You Can Do To Help ~
JOIN US at BCSP meetings and public events
KEEP INFORMED via BCSP emails, facebook & website
RAISE AWARENESS AND SUPPORT for suicide prevention
PARTNER with BCSP to strengthen the mission
MAKE a donation by visiting our website