recent events provided by our TASK FORCE:

On Oct. 11, 2017 CCSP collaborated with West Chester Area School District to train the entire 9th grade class, more than 900 students, in QPR. Thanks to all our volunteers, instructors and the school district for their partnership in this important work!

Did you know? Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people, aged 15 - 24.


Check out October Task Force Newsletter (click on link below)



Chester County Suicide Prevention Task Force's mission is decreased suicide through increased awareness and education in the community. 

CCSP Task Force collaborates with the community to develop suicide prevention strategies and works to reduce the risk, stigma and occurrence of suicide in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

If you or someone you care about is experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis, call Valley Creek Crisis Center any time-24 hours a day, 7 days a week for a free telephone crisis counseling or mobile outreach.  All calls are confidential, and my be anonymous.




610-280-3270 OR 610-918-2100

TOLL FREE 1-877-918-2100

Or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK


Chester County Suicide Prevention Task Force welcomes new members!

We are a grassroots organization of professionals and survivors of suicide loss and we meet QUARTERLY, the second Wednesday of each month from 3:00 - 5:00 PM at the Government Services Center, our next meetings are August 8th and November 14th 2018.

601 Westtown Road, West Chester. Contact us if you would like to attend.