There is hope.

Together we can save lives.

Upcoming Coalition Events 


Join us at several events to spread the word that there is HOPE and we are there to help

Raise the Flag of HOPE!

TIME: 2:00pm

PLACE: Erie County Rath Building- 95 Franklin Street- Downtown Buffalo

Join County Executive Poloncarz, Mental Health Commissioner Michael Ranney, Health Commissioner Gale Burstein, Crisis Services CEO Jessica Pirro and the members of the Erie County Suicide Prevention Coalition as we update you on our efforts, new programs and roll out our “Be A Man” Public Service Announcement and the #MenGetHelp initiative.

Illumination for Suicide Prevention

Check out three iconic symbols of Buffalo go YELLOW for Suicide Prevention.

Tuesday evening Buffalo City Hall, the Peace Bridge and Niagara Falls will be illuminated in yellow for World Suicide Prevention Day.

Join members of the coalition as we gathering Tuesday evening to watch Niagara Falls go yellow!

We will be gathering at 9:45 pm at Terrapin Point (see map below Number 12) 

Niagara Falls will be illuminated from 10:00-10:15pm.

Don’t miss it!! It will be spectacular!

Map to Terrapin Point

Our Mission
The Suicide Prevention Coalition of Erie County fosters a community of hopefulness, safety, and shared responsibility to prevent suicide and suicide attempts by increasing awareness, promoting resiliency and facilitating access to resources.



Help support the Suicide Prevention Coalition Mission- Donate today! 

(The Suicide Prevention Coalition of Erie County is a program of Crisis Services)