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The Suicide Prevention Action Network (SPAN) launched the community-wide coalition in 2018. The Kalamazoo County Suicide Prevention Plan has been finalized with eight goals for reducing suicides in Kalamazoo County. SPAN is a community collaboration and everyone is invited to the table to help reduce suicides in Kalamazoo.

our vision

Our vision for Kalamazoo County is zero suicide.

our purpose

We are the agents of change who drive and monitor the Kalamazoo Suicide Prevention Plan across the county.

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Who should attend our Suicide Prevention Trainings? ANYONE! You don't need to be in a profession that works directly with mental health. You never know whose life you may save.

  • Jun 26, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
    Gryphon Place, 3245 S 8th St, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, USA
    You’ll learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, providing a skilled intervention, and developing a safety plan to keep someone alive.


If you have any questions or need SPAN materials, please contact:

  • SPAN Facebook
Susanna Rickman

Susanna Rickman

(269) 381-1510 


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