Greater Boston

Welcome to the Mass. Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP) – Greater Boston Region

For more information please contact the co-chairs – Ron White of Samaritans (rwhite@samaritanshope.org) and Tony Dellovo of Screening for Mental Health (tdellovo@mentalhealthscreening.org)

Future Events

It Takes a Village: Promoting Resiliency in LGBTQ Communities

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

8:30am-4:00pm

Northeastern University

Boston, MA

Registration & Additional Information:

http://www.cvent.com/d/74q29j

 

  • ·         Community speakers
  • ·         Film screening and discussion
  • ·         Performance by True Colors: Out Youth Theater
  • ·         Panels on empowering ourselves through positive community outlets, and an intergenerational dialogue
  • ·         Cost: $10; Scholarships and CEUs available

Overview 
Community promotes and supports individual and collective resiliency, promotes mental health, and prevents suicide. Hear from LGBTQ leaders, activists, and change-makers about strategies for building compassionate, supportive, and inclusive communities, and share ideas and strategies for action.

Audience 
This conference is for community leaders and organizers, direct service providers, youth leaders, youth workers, medical and mental health professionals, educators, faith leaders, researchers, and allies in the Greater Boston region.

Sponsored by the Greater Boston Coalition for Suicide Prevention and the MA Department of Public Health Suicide Prevention Program

 

Past Events

On January 23rd, 2014 the Greater Boston regional coalition sponsored a half-day conference on Understanding and Treating Two Self-Harm Behaviors: Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Eating Disorders” which figured speakers Barrett Walsh, PhD and Jennifer Thomas PhD.The coalition hosted 125 attendees at Northeastern University’s Curry Student Center to learn about self-injury and eating disorders.