Who is the Delaware Suicide Prevention Coalition?

The Suicide Prevention Coalition began efforts in 2004 and enlisted multiple state, private and nonprofit organizations to participate in the effort.

Our ultimate mission is to:

  • Raise awareness that suicide is a preventable public health problem
  • Enable the behavioral and social changes necessary to reduce suicidal ideation and attempts

Coalition Members

Our members share a commitment to mental well-being, suicide awareness and prevention.

  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
  • Child Death Review Commission
  • Crisis Intervention Services
  • Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence
  • Delaware Division of Public Health
  • Delaware House of Representatives
  • Delaware National Guard
  • Department of Corrections
  • Division of Prevention for Behavioral Health Services
  • Dover Air Force Base
  • Dover Behavioral Health
  • Family Counseling Center of St. Paul’s
  • Mental Health Association in Delaware
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) DE
  • Office of U.S. Senator Chris Coons
  • Rockford Center
  • Siegel JCC
  • SL24 Foundation
  • Smyrna High School
  • Sun Behavioral
  • UMttr
  • University of Delaware
  • Wilmington VA

There are many national mental health observances and local mental health events in Delaware. Please view the calendar and join in.


Please view and use these video public service announcements made by the Coalition.

YouTube     Vimeo


The resource directory has many video, web and print suggestions related to suicide prevention and more. There are many national mental health observances and local mental health events in Delaware. Please visit resources to use and share.


The media is an important partner in suicide prevention. These fact sheets will help you engage with and as media partners.

If You Deal with the Media
If You Are a Member of the Media
KeepSafe Connections


Visit the video education center to watch videos about suicide prevention, youth engagement in mental health and more.


The Help is Here DE website provides addiction-oriented mental health information specific to Delaware. It focuses on adults with some youth information.