Mental Health America of Lancaster County
This position administers evidence based Compeer Program, and Lancaster County Suicide Prevention Coalition. The Compeer friendship program utilizes community volunteers in supportive friendships with adults diagnosed with mental illness and in mental health recovery. Suicide Prevention Coalition responsibilities include overseeing and completing the community-based activities and trainings in the Lancaster County Suicide Prevention Coalition.
For Compeer, recruiting, interviewing, training, matching and supporting volunteers (“Compeers”) and friends as well as planning events for socialization. For Suicide Prevention Coalition, advancing the coalition by recruiting additional members, staying up to date on suicide-related data and research, suicide prevention strategies and recommendations, innovative strategies in the field, and new education and awareness campaigns.