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Southern California Regional Task Force Meetings

MeetingsCommunity Health Improvement Partners (CHIP) is the Southern California regional sponsor for the Statewide Suicide Prevention Network. Our region includes San Diego, Imperial, Riverside, Orange, and San Bernardino Counties. We are looking to include all who may come in contact with suicidal individuals; who can promote suicide prevention within their communities; who can effectively engage stakeholders, clients, and the community at large; and who are vested in making suicide a priority throughout not only our region, but the entire state.

The Southern California Regional Task Force is looking to engage individuals  from the following stakeholder groups:

  • Mental health providers, representing children, adults, and older adults
  • Target populations
    • Native American
    • Asian/Pacific Islander
    • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender
    • Older Adult
    • Transitional Age Youth
    • Middle Age Men
  • Law Enforcement
  • Faith-based communities
  • Mental Health Services
  • Alcohol and Drug Services
  • Aging and Independence Services
  • Suicide prevention organizations
  • Schools (Pubic, Private, Community Colleges, Universities, etc..)
  • Physical health providers
  • County of San Diego Mental Health Services Act Prevention and Early Intervention contractors
  • Medical Examiner
  • Help, warm, and crisis lines
  • Military
  • Veteran’s Affairs
  • Social services organizations
  • Media
  • Local businesses (employers, Chambers of Commerce)
  • Consumers
  • Others

Regional Task Force Meetings
Our task force will meet quarterly beginning in June 2012. Meeting locations will alternate each quarter between counties in our Region.The first two meetings have already been held the first in Riverside County in June 2012 and the second one was in San Bernardino this September 2012.

The first meeting of the Suicide Prevention Network – Southern California Regional Task Force was held June 5, 2012. The second meeting was held on September 11, 2012

Click here to register for upcoming meetings.