Task Force Information:
In 2018, the City of Milpitas adopted its Suicide Prevention Policy and convened a community task force that includes health care professionals, educators, faith and community leaders, Milpitas Police Department, Milpitas Recreation and Community Services and residents. The Suicide Prevention Task Force, Milpitas HOPE, partner closely with Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Services, which coordinates regional suicide prevention efforts. See the Milpitas HOPE page for more information on the group’s outreach efforts, including mental health resources and trainings.
Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD)
National Alliance on Mental Mental Illness (NAMI)
Counseling and Support Services for Youth (CASSY)
Santa Clara County Behavorial Health Services
Cathedral of Faith
Meeting Frequency: Milpitas Hope meets second Tuesdays of the month, 4-5 p.m.
Meeting Location: Meetings are currently held online via Zoom
Organizational Members: City of Milpitas Recreation & Community Services Department, City of Milpitas Police Department, Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Department, CASSY Bay Area, Cathedral of Faith, Child Advocates, Kaiser Permanente, Mid-Peninsula Housing, Milpitas Unified School District, NAMI Santa Clara County.
Resident Members: Liliana Ramos – Representing Veterans, Tom Valore – Representing Seniors
Youth Members: Suhkleen Hundall
Staff Liaison: Community Engagement & Inclusion Administrator Tegan McLane, email@example.com, (408) 586-3212