2nd Leading Cause of Death

Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for youth ages 10-24, nationwide.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sagadahoc County High Schoolers

30% indicated they felt sad or hopeless for two weeks or more.

21% indicated they had seriously considered suicide.

2017 Maine Integrated Youth Health Survey

Our Mission

To empower the Midcoast community to be healthy, engaged, and resilient by promoting mental health awareness and understanding, advocating for those in need, and by expanding access to support.

Our Vision

To be a suicide-free community comprised of invested, empathetic, and responsive members of all ages, demographics & backgrounds; a community that educates and brings awareness to mental health to reduce stigma and increase help-seeking; a community that works hand in hand to provide a safety net to those who are hurting, so they can find hope and healing.

Video Message to Bath Middle School Students - You Matter

Adults Trained in
Youth Mental Health First Aid last year
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Children & Families Served at
Set for Success
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MCA Members & Volunteers working to
eradicate suicide
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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

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