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Community leaders collaborating to reduce suicide in Berks County through advocacy, education, and the reduction of stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide.

Our Mission

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Feeling hopeless or depressed?

Asking for help can be scary ...
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Text ruOK to 484-816-ruOK (7865)

RUOK Berks Wellness Bag

The Berks County Suicide Prevention Task Force has developed a Wellness Bag Project that is filled with items that are focused on managing stress and anxiety and increasing mindfulness

Wellness Bag Survey

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The Berks County Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities Program invites you to join us on January 6, 2018 as we come together as a community to Put The Stigma of mental illness on ICE! This event will raise awareness and provide education about mental wellness and resources to help you and your loved ones.

Click here for more info

Vision Statement

It is the vision of the Berks County Suicide Prevention Task Force to save lives by eliminating suicide as well as actively working to reduce the stigma of mental illness in Berks County. Berks County will become a community that is compassionate and willing to embrace and support individuals who are affected by mental health concerns. The task force will accomplish these goals though education and advocacy to the community.

Save Lives

We will strive to save lives by assisting those in need with the resources to get help in a way that they feel comfortable.

Support

We will offer support to those in need by offering effective useful resources in the Berks County community

Partners