CAPE & ISLANDS SUICIDE PREVENTION
Suicide is Preventable
C.I.S.P.C. Mission Statement
General Membership - WE ARE MOVING OUR LOCATION AND TIME
General Membership Meetings are now going to be held at the Justice Resource Institute located at 221 Willow Street Yarmouth Port, MA. 02675.
Our next General Membership meeting is scheduled for July 12, 2018 beginning at 3:00 PM. On the agenda will be members of our Steering Committee providing a QPR- (Question Persuade Refer) Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training.
We will also be discussing and approving the budget for fiscal year 2019.
If you are interested in joining our team, please email our coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org
C.I.S.P.C. remains committed to our mission. To provide Cape Cod and the Islands communities necessary information and tools to raise awareness, promote education, and increase action to reduce suicides. We cannot do it alone. We are looking for volunteers to help us spread the word at different functions and events that may come up throughout the year.
If you are interested in joining our team, please email our coordinator at:
c.i.s.p.c. June SPONSORED EVENTS
Welcome our newest Steering Committee member
Melissa Maguire has served as the Director of Student Services for the Monomoy Regional School District for the past two years. Prior to this, she was the Director of Pupil Personnel for the Shrewsbury Public Schools for eight years. She completed her undergraduate degree at Worcester State University and her Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling at Assumption College. She has been in the field of special education for the past 30 years. Born and raised on Cape Cod, she left to pursue her education, career and raise a family. With her children now grown, she returned to the Cape to finish out her career.
Additionally, Ms. Maguire is a certified Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor and Botvin Lifeskills Parent Anti-Addiction Instructor and is committed to educating the Cape Cod and Islands communities on Suicide prevention and anti-addiction.
Thank You Falmouth Track Club
future c.i.s.p.c. events
General Membership July Meeting NEW LOCATION
Thursday, July 12th, 3-4:30pm
221 Willow Street
Join us at our next C.I.S.P.C. General Membership Meeting OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
FREE QPR - Question Persuade Refer
Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training
QPR provides 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. QPR teaches how to recognize a mental health emergency and how to get a person at risk connected to the help they need.
Falmouth Road Race
Sunday, Aug. 19th, 9am
68 Water Street
Help support the Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Runners by clicking on this link and donating to the CISPC team!
Our Steering Committee Team
Co-Chair Deb Martin, PHO Navigator, HCI Physician Org.
Co-Chair SGT. Kevin Marshall, Crime Prevention Officer, Nantucket Police Department
Treasurer Lisa Forhan, MPPA, Director of Risk Management for the DMH
David Araujo, Director, Martha's Vineyard Community Services Intervention Center
Tessandra de Alberdi, CRC, LMHC,LADC, Executive Director, Fairwinds Counseling Center
Jonathan Greenberg, Service Coordinator, JRI/Family Networks
Stephanie Kelly, Executive Director, Samaritans Cape Cod and Islands
Melissa Maguire, Director of Student Services at Monomoy Regional School District