Lancaster County Suicide Prevention Coalition educates communities on the prevalence of suicide, highlights its risk factors and empowers awareness in order to eliminate suicide in our communities.

Mission and Vision

Our mission:   To eliminate suicide by inspiring hope through education and advocacy.

Our vision:  A responsive, compassionate community that inspires hope and strength;  we promote the well-being of all human beings.

Toward those ends, we are dedicated to educating our community on the prevalence of suicide; including the elimination of the stigma of suicide.  We seek to support individuals and families impacted by suicide and direct them to the help needed to support their journey through grief and toward healing.

Behind our work lies our core values:

No Shame

Early Prevention

Affirming Worth & Dignity

Inspiring Hope

Compassionate Support

Engaging Partners


Visit for more details and for the coalition meeting schedule.  Everyone is welcome to attend and when you have the time, to get involved.

Click to learn more about the May 28, 2020 Suicide Prevention Coalition meeting (How to balance for our wounded while caring for ourselves.) and the presenters, Lois and Dennis Walters. This link will also provide access to the presentation documents.


For information on the Gun Locks Project or to receive a free gun lock, please visit the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Lancaster County Website.