Our Work

The Alliance is charged with overseeing implementation of the five-year Youth Suicide Intervention and Prevention Plan (YSIPP) and evaluating outcomes related to suicide prevention in Oregon. To read The Alliance By-Laws,  click here. Click here for a brief Orientation to the Alliance. 

 

The Youth Suicide Intervention and Prevention Plan outlines a five-year plan of objectives and goals for Oregon’s the incidence of youth suicide, as defined as ages 10-24.

 

The Alliance has a variety of committees, advisory groups, and a workgroup that include a variety of stakeholders working together on a focused critical area related to implementation of YSIPP. Committee meetings are open to the public. If you would like to attend one, please go here to see upcoming meetings.

mission

The Alliance advocates and works to inform and strengthen Oregon’s suicide prevention, intervention and postvention policies, services and supports to prevent youth and young adults from dying by suicide.

vision

In Oregon all young people have hope, feel safe asking for help, can find access to the right help at the right time to prevent suicide, and live in communities that foster healing, connection, and wellness.

 

2021 Signs of Hope Campaign

When: Thursday, September 9, 2021
Location: Coalitions across Oregon

For a full list of Campaign activities, go here.

 

Alliance Meeting Schedule

Next Alliance Quarterly Meeting: Friday, September 10, 2021

Location: TBD
Time: Orientation 8:45 AM – 9:20 AM; Meeting 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
For a full list of Alliance Meetings for the 2021 – 2022 Fiscal Year, go here .

 

2021 Suicide Prevention Month Signs of Hope Campaign – Our first multi-coalition suicide prevention campaign for this September’s Suicide Prevention Awareness month with a Day of Hope is drawing near – Sept. 9th, 2021 – and we can’t be more excited to partner with Regional Suicide Prevention Coalitions across the state to share the hope with community members.

Healthy Transitions Podcast – Healthy Transitions has a Podcast created for sharing the experiences of youth and young adults in Oregon who advocate for a better mental health system for themselves and their peers. You can listen to the current two episodes wherever you get your Podcasts and it can also be found on Spotify by going here.

SB 52, Adi’s Act, Guidance for Schools  – To find a draft SB52 Guidance to assist school districts in developing suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention plans from The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) and Oregon Health Authority (OHA), go here. The Oregon Alliance to Prevent Suicide and additional stakeholders provided input into these guidelines. Under each section of the Draft Guidance, there is information to help districts understand SB 52 requirements, as well as recommendations and resources to assist with the writing of each component of the plan.

 

If you or someone you know needs help, please reach out

Oregon YouthLine: 877.968.8491
24/7 Crisis Text Line: Text ‘OREGON’ to 741741