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.


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.


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.


Alliance Meeting Schedule

Next Alliance Quarterly Meeting: Friday, March 12, 2021

Location: Virtual
Time: Orientation 8:45 AM – 9:20 AM; Meeting 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
For a full list of Alliance Meetings for the 2020 – 2021 Fiscal Year, go here .


Youth SAVE Training
– a newly developed virtual training that equips Oregon school- and community-based mental health professionals to virtually assess for and intervene with youth who have thoughts of suicide

LGBTQ+ Mini-Grant Awardee Announcement – Alliance and AOCMHP, in partnership with the Oregon Health Authority’s COVID-19 response team for suicide prevention, are pleased to announce the award of a total of $215,000 community-based organizations to support LGBTQ+ communities during the COVID-19 pandemic 


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

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