Established in 1998, The Maine Suicide Prevention Program (MSPP) is coordinated by the Injury Prevention Program at Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) within Maine's Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Program activities are implemented by NAMI Maine in partnership with the Maine Medical Association.
The MSPP Program goals are to:
- Increase awareness about suicide prevention
- Improve access to appropriate prevention and intervention services
- Reduce the amount of suicidal behavior in Maine.
Click Here for Training & Workshop Opportunities
- Click here for information about the 2013 legislative decision requiring all public school staff in Maine to complete suicide prevention awareness training.
- For information about trainings or resources, contact Amy Ouellette, MSPP Training Coordinator by email or by phone at (800) 464-5767 x2310.
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