If you are in a crisis, please call the Napa County Mental Health 24-hour Crisis Line at
or dial 988 for the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.
The Napa County Suicide Prevention Council supports existing local suicide prevention and stigma reduction efforts. We are working to identify and fill gaps in suicide prevention and postvention approaches across the County, as we develop an overarching Suicide Prevention plan that addresses the needs and input of our community. We are in alignment with the State’s Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan, “Striving for Zero” suicides in Napa County.
In Service of Our Community
Educate Napa County about Suicide Prevention and Suicide Loss (Postvention), raise awareness and break the stigma around Suicide. Suicide Prevention Council has an ongoing Media Campaign that raises awareness regarding mental health and suicide prevention. We also promote May is Mental Health Month, September is Suicide Prevention Month.
QPR Suicide Prevention Training
To offer evidence based QPR Gatekeeper Trainings to the Napa County Community that teaches participants how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide or mental health crisis and how to Question, Persuade and Refer someone to help.
Support for Survivors of Suicide
Support survivors of suicide loss with resources, education, and professional support. International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is an event in which survivors of suicide loss come together to find connection, understanding, and hope through their shared experience. This year, International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is Saturday, November 18, 2023.
Assessment and Evaluation
The Data workgroup advances our council’s understanding of local and national suicide statistics, research and any other information that would support suicide prevention and intervention efforts in Napa County.
Join Us at Our Monthly Suicide Prevention Council Meetings
Every 1st Thursday of the month 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
The Suicide Prevention Council is actively recruiting new members! The council is a local coalition of people and organizations who are dedicated to reducing stigma around mental health issues and suicide, identifying and advocating for resources, and promoting a safe, connected, resilient and inclusive community to reduce the risk of suicide.
Meetings are currently held on Zoom the first Thursday of every month from 4-5:30pm. For more information please contact Suicide Prevention Council Workgroup Chair, Email Ruben Sanchez.
In Proud Partnership
Napa County Suicide Prevention Council is a community partnership including the following organizations. We welcome all individuals and organizations who want to Strive for Zero suicides in Napa County with us.