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      General Information About Suicide

      Learn the facts and how to help someone who might be thinking about suicide.

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      Special Populations

      Information, resources, and programs for specific communities.

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      Coalitions and Service Providers

      The Suicide Prevention Program supports 23 community-based organizations. Find the full list here, as well as information about the Statewide, Regional, and Community Suicide Prevention Coalitions.

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      Trainings, Conferences, Webinars, and Events

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      Find Massachusetts data, information for schools, the Mental Wellness Blog, and the Massachusetts Strategic Plan for Suicide Prevention.

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  • The goal of the Massachusetts Suicide Prevention Program is to reduce the number of suicides and suicide attempts among Massachusetts residents. We seek to raise awareness of suicide as a public health problem. The Program provides support to community agencies, education and training for professionals and caregivers, and funds programs working with youth, veterans and older adults. Data guides the program in identifying populations and geographic areas of the state that need assistance. We also support and encourage communities to collaborate across disciplines to prevent suicide and suicide attempts across the lifespan.

  • General Information About Suicide

  • Resources

  • Trainings, Conferences, Webinars, and Events

  • Coalitions and Service Providers

  • Special Populations

  • This information is provided by the Suicide Prevention Program within the Department of Public Health.