Suicide Prevention Coalition
Suicides in Ohio
The Fairfield County Suicide Prevention Coalition is a community effort to reduce the incidence of suicide by increasing awareness, improving access to mental health services, and supporting survivors. We have four meetings a year, open to the public. If you are interested, please
Next Meeting: July 22, 2021, at 2 p.m.
For more information about this and future Fairfield County Suicide Prevention Coalition meetings, please contact Toni Ashton.
If you’re in a crisis, please call the crisis line at 740.687.8255 (TALK).
Some of our services include:
- Speaker’s bureau
- Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) trainings
- LOSS kits distribution to bereaved loved ones
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fairfield County
- Fairfield County 2-1-1 (Information & Referral)
- Fairfield County ADAMH Board
- Fairfield County Coroner’s Office
- Fairfield County District Library
- Fairfield County Job and Family Services
- Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office
- FAIRHOPE Hospice
- Lancaster City School District
QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention is a 1-2 hour educational program designed to teach lay and professional “gatekeepers” the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to respond.
If you are interested in a training or would like a training for your workplace, please contact us for more information.
The Suicide Prevention Coalition is a proud supporter of the Man Therapy program to promote mental health and awareness among men ages 25–54.
Keep up-to-date with the coalition’s activities by ‘Liking’ our page on Facebook!