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Four County Suicide Prevention Coalition

The mission of the Four County Suicide Prevention Coalition is to increase awareness,
decrease stigma, and increase people’s ability to seek help aimed at suicide prevention.


Depression is a medical condition that can effect a person’s mood, feelings, thought processes, and ability to interact with others.
Between 1,200 and 1,500 individuals in Ohio take their own life each year. However, recovery from depression is very possible, and is achievable.

Survivor Support Group

You are not alone.

The Survivors After Suicide Support Group meets monthly at the Four County ADAMhs Board. Support and encouragement for those who have lost a loved one to suicide.

EDUCATION & AWARENESS

Learn to identify the signs.

In addition to recognizing the signs, suicide prevention education teaches how to talk to a suicidal person, and where to turn for help & support.
Suicide prevention ribbon.

RESOURCES

Helpful resources for suicide prevention.

Resources for you or someone you know. Helpline numbers, community groups, treatment and therapy locations, and other resources.

Survivors After Suicide Support Group

Survivors After Suicide Support Group meets the 1st Thursday of each month. Our purpose is to:

  • Acknowledge survivors’ pain in a safe environment.
  • Offer encouragement from others who have lost a loved one.
  • Teach healthy coping skills.

LOSS Team

The Four County LOSS Team responds to the home where new survivors are gathered. After a completed suicide, a team of 2-3 compassionate and trained volunteers are coordinated to respond to the home.

The goal of the LOSS team is to help new survivors feel supported from the very beginning of their tragic loss.

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About Us

The mission of the Four County Suicide Prevention Coalition is to increase awareness, decrease stigma, and increase people’s ability to seek help aimed at suicide prevention.

We are a rural community organization with the goal of reducing the incidence of suicide by increasing awareness, improving access to mental health services, and supporting survivors.

Learn More.