Coalitions

Coalitions are a valuable asset for communities to help prevent suicides and participate in postvention support.

Coalition List of All Regions

Coalition Name Contact Person Phone Number Email Address Counties
Athens County Suicide Prevention Coalition Svea Maxwell, Deputy Director 1-740-593-3177, extension 23 svea@ahv317.co.athens.oh.us Athens
Hancock County Community Partnership Zach Thomas 567-301-2101 ZThomas@yourpathtohealth.org Hancock
Mercer County Suicide Prevention Coalition Roberta Donovan 419-584-1000 robertad@foundationsbhs.org Mercer
Putnam County Suicide Prevention Coalition Nicole Williams 419-448-0640 mailto:coordinator@mhsosw.org Putnam
Huron County Prevention Coalition Niki Cross (Interim), Family and Children First Council Director 419-668-8126 ext. 3336 Nicole.cross@jfs.ohio.gov Huron
Four County Suicide Prevention Coalition Tonie Long, Director of Quality Improvement 419-267-3355 x3 tonie@fourcountyadamhs.com Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Williams
Trumbull County Suicide Prevention Coalition Katie Cretella, Chair 330-675-2765 x117 KCretella@trumbullmhrb.org Trumbull
Summit County Suicide Prevention Coalition Darletta Logan 330-762-3500 x4085 logand@admboard.org Summit
Stark County Suicide Prevention Coalition Elena Aslanides-Kandis 1-330-455-6644 Elena.Kandis@starkmhar.org Stark
Portage County Suicide Prevention Coalition Paul Dages, Chai 1-330-678-3006 pauld@townhall2.com Portage
Medina County Suicide Prevention Coalition Gail Houk, Coalition Chair (330) 764-3607 ghouk@alternativepaths.org Medina
Mahoning County Suicide Prevention Coalition Lee Devita 330-747-2696 lee.devita@mahoningcountyoh.gov Mahoning
Lorain County Suicide Prevention Coalition Rebecca Jones, Children Behavioral Health Services Director 1-440-233-2020 rjones@mharslc.org Lorain
Lake County Suicide Prevention Coalition Sandra Tenkku, Coalition Lead 1-440-350-2196 stenkku@lakeadamhs.org Lake
Wayne/Holmes Suicide Prevention Coalition Brenda Cronin, Helen Walkerly, Judy Wood, Dawn Ross 1-330-264-1590 BCronin@whmhrb.org,
hwalkerly@namiwayneholmes.org,
JWood@whmhrb.org,
dross@namiwayneholmes.org
Holmes, Wayne
Geauga County Suicide Prevention Coalition Brittain Paul, Chief Operating Officer at Ravenwood Health, and Chairperson of Coalition 1-440-285-3568 ext. 20322 paulb@ravenwoodhealth.org Geauga
Cuyahoga County Suicide Prevention Coalition Jane Granzier (Co-chair), Clare Rosser Jane-216-274-3558 Jane.Granzier@frontlineservice.org,
rosser@adamhscc.org
Cuyahoga
Ashtabula County Suicide Prevention Coalition Bridget Sherman, Director of Youth and Recovery Services 440-992-3121 bsherman@ashtabulamhrs.org Ashtabula
Huron County Prevention Coalition Niki Cross (Interim) 419-668-8126 Nicole.cross@jfs.ohio.gov Huron
Auglaize county Suicide Prevention Coalition Cindy Fiedrich, Joann Rosengartden 419-549-8530 cfriedrich@passaah.org,
jrosengarten@passaah.org
Auglaize
Allen County Suicide Prevention Coalition Cindy Fiedrich, Joann Rosengartden 419-549-8530 cfriedrich@passaah.org,
jrosengarten@passaah.org
Allen
Hamilton County Suicide Prevention Coalition Joan Wyler (chair) (513) 961-3292 x2250 joan.wyler@talberthouse.org Hamilton
Greene County Suicide Prevention Coalition Rachel Miller, Anya Senetra (Interim Co-Chair), Kathryn Hitchcock (Interim Co-Chair) (937) 767-1303 x 1131 RMiller@greeneesc.org,
asenetra@greeneESC.org,
kathryn@namicgm.org
Greene
Warren County Connect Thomas Koopman 1-513-695-1695 tkoopman@mhrbwcc.org Warren
Clermont County Suicide Prevention Coalition Lee Ann Watson, Chair 1-513-732-5400 lwatson@ccmhrb.org Clermont
Clark County Suicide Prevention Coalition Mark Koontz (Chair), Richele Shepard (Co-Chair) 513-255-2794 (Mark cell), (937)-325-5564 ext 114 (Richele) richele@wellspringfield.org Clark
Champaign/Logan Suicide Prevention Coalition Cecilia Yelton (937)465-1045 Ext. 012 cyelton@mhdas.org Champaign, Logan
Butler County Suicide Prevention Coalition Kristen Smith, Chair of coalition 1-513-868-2100 ext. 228 ksmith@envisionpartnerships.com Butler
Union County Suicide Prevention Coalition Megan Rufty, Mike Garey 937-645-0141 mrufty@passaah.org,
mgarey@passaah.org
Union
Richland County Suicide Prevention Coalition Sherry Branham, Tracee Anderson 1-419-774-5811 sherry@rcmhb.org,
andersont@cacyohio.com
Richland
Pickaway County Suicide Prevention Coalition Melanie Swisher, Coalition liaison 740-773-2283 ext. 105 mswisher@pvadamh.org Pickaway
We care coalition Amanda Hampton, Erin Fawley 740-852-3065 x152 amanda.hampton@madison.oh.gov,
efawley@madisonpublichealth.org
Madison
Licking County Suicide Prevention Coalition Christina Pena-Whittington, Suicide Prevention Coordinator 740-788-0306 cpena@mhalc.org Licking
Knox County Suicide Prevention Coalition Kathy Wantland, Carla Lowe (chair) 740-522-1234 kathy.wantland@hospiceofknox.org Knox
Hardin County Suicide Prevention Coalition Cindy Fiedrich, Joann Rosengartden 419-549-8530 cfriedrich@passaah.org,
jrosengarten@passaah.org
Hardin
Franklin County Suicide Prevention Coalition Michelle Vargas, Director 614-221-1441 x114 mvargas@mhaohio.org Franklin
Fayette County Suicide Prevention Coalition Melanie Swisher, Coalition liaison 740-773-2283 ext. 105 mswisher@pvadamh.org Fayette
Fairfield County Suicide Prevention Coalition Toni Ashton, Prevention Coordinator at the Fairfield County ADAMH 740-687-0501 tashton@ohiopps.org,
jcurtis@fairfieldcounty211.org
Fairfield
Delaware County Suicide Prevention Coalition Sarah Jefferson, Chair 740-363-1835 ext. 112 sjefferson@helplinedelmor.org Delaware
Crawford County Suicide Prevention Coalition Paula Brown 419-562-7288 paula.brown@mcadamh.com Crawford
Sandusky/Seneca/Wyandot Suicide Prevention Coalition Nicole Williams 419-448-0640 coordinator@mhsosw.org Sandusky, Seneca, Wyandot
Montgomery County Prevention Coalition Tristyn Ball, Colleen Oakes 1-937-443-0416 ext 121 tball@mcadamhs.org,
coakes@mcadamhs.org
Montgomery
Preble County Suicide Prevention Coalition Whitney Loftis 1-937-456-6827 whitney.loftis@pcmhrb.org Preble
Warren County Connect Thomas Koopman 1-513-695-1695 tkoopman@mhrbwcc.org Clinton, Warren
Carroll County Suicide Prevention Coalition Natalie Bollon, Birdget Britton, Jodi Salvo 330-364-6488 natalie@adamhtc.org,
britton.191@osu.edu,
jodi.salvo@ohioguidestone.org
Carroll, Tuscarawas
Columbiana County Suicide Prevention Coalition Lori Collan, Chair 1-330-424-0195 lcolian@ccmhrsb.org Columbiana
Coshocton County Suicide Prevention Coalition Tom Wilson, Sharon Burns 740-622-4470 twilson@allwell.org,
Burns.sharon@icloud.com
Coshocton
Gallia, Jackson, Meigs Suicide Prevention Collaborative Crystal Miller (chairperson, Zero Suicide Transition Coordinator) , Shannon Dalton (Community Programming coordinator) 740-656-0167 Crystal.Miller@hopewellhealth.org,
shannon_dalton@gjmboard.org
Gallia, Jackson, Meigs
Guernsey/Noble County Suicide Prevention Coalition Dave Miser, Vickie Hare 740-454-8557 Miser56@hotmail.com,
vlhare@frontier.com
Guernsey, Noble
Highland County Suicide Prevention Coalition Melanie Swisher, Coalition liaison 740-773-2283 ext. 105 mswisher@pvadamh.org Highland
Hope Alliance Ken Stewart, Sunessa Tollie, Pandora Neuhart 740-472-0416 Stewart.1982@OSU.edu,
stollie@bellairesd.org,
pneuhart0416@gmn4u.com
Monroe
Morgan County Suicide Prevention Coalition Lisa King, Meranda Bel 740-962-6933 (Lisa), 740-962-5204 (Meranda) lking@morganbhc.org,
mbell@allwell.org
Morgan
Muskingum County Suicide Prevention Coalition Jamie McGrew, Care Management Director 740-454-8557 jamiem@mhrs.org Muskingum
Perry County Suicide Prevention Coalition Amanda Jennings 740-454-8557 mandilynnj@aol.com Perry
Pike County Suicide Prevention Coalition Melanie Swisher, Coalition liaison 740-773-2283 ext. 105 mswisher@pvadamh.org Pike
Ross County Suicide Prevention Coalition Melinda Sheets, Board Liaison 1-740-773-2283 ext. 103 msheets@pvadamh.org Ross
Suicide Awareness Alliance Karen Binkley, Leeann Price 1-740-350-2209 (Karen), (740) 350-3365 (Leeann) karenebinkley@gmail.com,
leeannprice@hotmail.com
Washington
Scioto County Suicide Prevention Coalition Janie Haas 740-355-8687 janie.haas@shawneemhc.org Scioto
The coalitions directory/map is updated yearly, please contact Mary Wolff at 614-429-1528 about updating your contacts