Suicide Prevention Coalition of Portage County
The Suicide Prevention Coalition of Portage County
The Portage County Suicide Prevention Coalition was established in 2003. The coalition includes members from juvenile court, county coroner, law enforcement, mental health, education, health and the community. The Coalition’s goal is to increase awareness of suicide as a mental health issue, reduce stigma and increase family support. Any person is welcome to join the effort.
Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, and are free and open to the public. Meetings are held at the Mental Health & Recovery Board located at 155 E. Main Street, Kent. For information call 330-673-1756.
Members from the following agencies, institutions and community groups:
Portage County Coroner’s Office
Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County
National Alliance on Mental Illness Portage County
Coleman Professional Services
Family & Community Services, Inc.
Kent Police Department
Kent City Schools
Ravenna Police Department
Portage Co. Board of Developmental Disabilities
Portage County Sheriff’s Department
Portage County Department of Job & Family Services
Hiram College Health, Counseling & Disablities Office
KSU Health Services
KSU School of Nursing
KSU Counseling Center
KSU Adult Counseling, Health & Vocational Education Dept.
Portage County Juvenile Court
Survivors of Suicide
KSU Counseling & Human Development Center
How to contact the Portage County Suicide Prevention Coalition
To become a member of the Portage County Suicide Prevention Coalition or to schedule a speaker or free training session:
Call the Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County, 330-673-1756 or contact us.