Suicide Prevention

Resources for Plymouth County Suicide Prevention Coalition

  • National Suicide Prevention LifeLine -  1.800.273.TALK (8255)
    • Spanish press 2
  • Call 2 Talk (United Way) - 508-532-2255 or TEXT C2T to 741741
  • Samaritans MA Statewide Hotline -  1.877.870.HOPE (4673) Call or Text 24/7
  • Massachusetts Department of Mental Health Crisis Hotline  - 1.800.322.1356
  • Statewide Emergency Service Program 877.382.1609 24/7
    • Plymouth Area – Child & Family Services of New Bedford – 877.996.3154 24hr
  • High Point Treatment Center Plymouth – 508.224-7704 or Outpatient - 508-224-7705
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth –  508.746.2000
    • Emergency Dept. -  Clinician’s Office  - 508.830.2159

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline          

Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP)  - anonymous screenings

American Foundation Suicide Prevention (AFSP) -
Resources available to loss survivors,  plus More Than Sad video is a school based program and
provides an overview of the causes and treatment of suicidal behavior in teens and emphasizes the
role of (parents) & teachers (an others adults) in identifying & referring  at-risk teens and
Some other programs are: “It’s Real”, Talk Saves Lives, SafeTALK"

Mental Health First – Resource information and Class

 Riverside Trauma Center – 1.888.851.2451 24/7                                                     
Riverside Trauma Center, a service of Riverside Community Care, provides critical incident services
to communities, schools, health and human services providers, organizations, government agencies,
workplaces, and individuals in many areas of Massachusetts.

Their team is composed of highly-trained, licensed mental health professionals who have expertise
in managing acute trauma, sudden or violent death, traumatic grief, and other highly stressful

They provide Community outreach, consultation, and counseling to help people recover from the
overwhelming stress caused by traumatic events, including natural disasters, serious accidents,
suicides, homicides, unexpected deaths, highly stressful events, and terrorism

Education to communities and organizations about suicide prevention and postvention, psychological
trauma, resilience, and the emotional needs of returning veterans

Other Resources

•     With Help Comes Hope –

• – A Voice at the Table - to address the need for the lived and the
learned experience of suicide attempt survivors to be welcomed at the treatment and education
tables for suicide prevention – Voices Still Unheard – Youth attempt survivors & parents
share their lived experiences

•     National Suicide Prevention Resource Center –  Free Webinars, articles, etc.
•     LGBT youth -
•     Massachusetts Mental Health Resources for Men  &  - confidential online screenings 24/7

Behavioral Health Resources

Cranberry Hospice & Palliative Care – Plymouth, MA- 508.746.0215
Cranberry Hospice provides grief support to any member of the community seeking assistance free of
charge. Services are provided to adults, teens and children. Adult Support groups meet at Hope
Floats Healing & Wellness Center in Kingston.

Hope Floats Wellness Center – Kingston, MA -781.525.4221
Hope Floats offers bereavement and an educational center for individuals and families who are
grieving or facing other life challenges. Their mission is to help people cope with loss, support
their healing, and nurture their physical and emotional well-being.

Coalition Contacts:
Jennie M. Babcock, Chair & Exec Board Rep. –     508.254.9320

Email address -
Website –
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Free Trainings available- Mental Health First Aid, (Adult, Youth, & Safety Personnel), QPR-
Question, Persuade, Refer, SafeTALK, Talk Saves Lives. We also
have ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training. (at a small cost)