About the Task Force


To develop strategies to reduce the risk of suicide and provide education to the community of Lebanon County through the collaborative efforts of service providers and agencies.


  • Promote awareness that suicide is a public health problem that is preventable.
  • Develop broad-based support for suicide prevention.
  • Develop and implement strategies to reduce the stigma associated with being a consumer of mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention services.
  • Identify, develop, implement, and evaluate suicide prevention programs.
  • Promote efforts to reduce access to lethal means and methods of self-harm.
  • Improve access to community linkages with mental health and substance abuse services.
  • Improve reporting and portrayals of suicidal behavior, mental illness, and substance abuse.



Area Agency on Aging

Domestic Violence Intervention (DVI) of Lebanon County

First Aid & Safety Patrol

Lebanon County Children & Adolescent Service System Program (CASSP)

Lebanon County Crisis Intervention

Lebanon County Mental Health / Intellectual Disabilities / Early Intervention (MH/ID/EI)

Lebanon County school districts

Mental Health Association of Lebanon County

Pennsylvania Child Death Review Team


Veterans Administration Medical Center

Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital


4th Tuesday of each month


Lebanon County MH/ID/EI

220 E. Lehman Street

Lebanon, PA 17046

Contact: Holly Leahy at (717) 274-3415


Send check payable to “Community Health Council of Lebanon” with “Suicide prevention” in the memo to:

Community Health Council of Lebanon

Attn: Vicki DeLoatch

615 Cumberland Street

Lebanon, PA 17042