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Contra Costa Suicide Prevention Coalition

The Contra Costa Suicide Prevention Coalition is a multi-disciplinary, multi-agency collaborative that oversees implementation of the county's Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan.

The Coalition's goals are to raise community awareness about suicide and its causes, to decrease stigma around suicide and mental health, and support the development of resources that will help reduce suicide rates in Contra Costa County.

If you are experiencing a mental or emotional crisis or having thoughts of suicide, call 211 or text HOPE to 20121 any time of day or night.

The Contra Costa Suicide Prevention Coalition is not for crisis intervention.


  • Strategies

    • Create a countywide system of suicide prevention
    • Increase interagency coordination and collaboration
    • Implement education and training opportunities to prevent suicide
    • Implement evidenced based practices to prevent suicide
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of the county's suicide prevention efforts

  • Meetings

    The Coalition meets monthly, usually on the fourth Friday of the month from 9-10:30 a.m., and encourages public participation. Meetings are co-chaired by representatives from the Contra Costa Crisis Center and Behavioral Health Services' Mental Health Services Act program.

    August 27, 2021 Agenda  
    July 23, 2021 Agenda  
    June 25, 2021 Agenda  
    May 28, 2021 Agenda  
    April 23, 2021 Agenda  
    March 26, 2021 Agenda  
    February 26, 2021 Agenda  
    January 22, 2021 Agenda  

  • Resources

For more information about meetings, contact:

Tom Tamura, LMFT, Coalition Co-Chair

Jessica Hunt, LCSW, Coalition Co-Chair