There are six different work groups that make up the collaborative.
DATA: focused on working with local, state, & federal
data collection methods for statistics, rates, and overall
numbers regarding suicide in the Central Valley.
SCHOOLS: focused on efforts in the school districts
and addressing the need for youth suicide prevention,
intervention, and postvention.
HEALTHCARE: focused on making connections between
clinical providers including hospitals, community health
centers, emergency rooms, clinics, and other agencies to
promote suicide prevention.
JUSTICE: focused on efforts in the Justice system
including law enforcement, probation, and incarcerations.
COMMUNICATION: focused on conveying information
to the public, the media, and other organization’s in the
LEARNING AND EDUCATION: focused on organizing the
public education and training opportunities in the Central