2019 BCSP CONFERENCE
SUICIDE PREVENTION IN BERKSHIRE COUNTY:
FOSTERING RESILIENCY & ENHANCING CONNECTION
OUR PARTNERS & SPONSORS
Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention:
Our vision is for everyone to find an alternative to suicide and self-harm, to find relief from unbearable psychological pain, and for our community to meet their needs.
Berkshire Health Systems:
Berkshire Health Systems is the region's leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services. With award-winning programs, nationally- recognized physicians, world-class technology and a sincere commitment to the community, BHS is delivering the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.
The mission of The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Berkshire County is to support, educate and advocate for all those in Berkshire County whose lives are affected by mental illness. NAMI Berkshire County provides information, referrals, classes, workshops, support groups, and advocacy to family members and caregivers of people living with mental illnesses.
The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is a community-based, non-profit agency with a 90 plus year history of providing a continuum of care for children, adolescents, adults and families who suffer from serious and persistent behavioral health disorders. We are guided by the belief that everyone in Berkshire County benefits when people are mentally, physically & emotionally healthy.
Austen Riggs Center:
Austen Riggs Center is a therapeutic community, open psychiatric hospital, and center for education & research, promoting resilience and self-direction in adults (18+) with complex psychiatric problems. We specialize in the long-term treatment of psychiatric disorders with intensive psychodynamic psychotherapy and a full range of psychiatric services, offered in a completely voluntary continuum of care that includes inpatient, residential, and day treatment programs.
Supported in part by a grant from the
Massachusetts Department of Public Health - Suicide Prevention Program
Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MassPreventsSuicide.org)