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Vision: To save lives on Long Island through the reduction of suicides.

 

Mission Statement: The Suicide Prevention Coalition of Long Island is a consortium of Organizations and individuals dedicated to the prevention of suicide through public education and awareness.

 

The SPC-LI includes a broad range of stakeholders who have come together with a common interest in preventing suicide, connecting those touched by suicide to helpful resources, and providing education about suicide to the public and professional community on Long Island.

 

SPCLI Structure:

Executive Committee:

The Executive Committee provides direction for the various suicide prevention, intervention and post-vention activities and education and training efforts of the Coalition members, as well as overseeing the use of funds allocated to the Coalition.

 

Mansour (Max) Banilivy, Pederson-Krag Center and Family Wellness Center

Jamie Bogenshutz, YES Community Counseling Center

Meryl Cassidy, Response of Suffolk County

Michael Hoffman

Colleen Merlo, LI Against Domestic Violence

Michael Stoltz, Association for Mental Health and Wellness

 

Conference Committee:

The Conference Committee coordinates all aspects of the annual Suicide Prevention Conference.

Chair: Meryl Cassidy

 

Public Education Committee:

The Public Education Committee focuses on training programs, web site development, resource development, and coalition building activities.

 

Staff Support:

Valerie Link & Cheryl Williams, NYS Office of Mental Health, Long Island Field Office

Silvia Giliotti, NYS Office of Mental Health, New York City Field Office

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