Franklin Cook

Franklin Cook

Franklin Cook, MA, CPC, is the owner of Unified Community Solutions in Boston. He has been a grassroots advocate for reducing the impact of suicide on society since 1999. He specializes in community-based suicide prevention education and training and in postvention (responding to a fatality from suicide or substance use). He is Director of Community Outreach for MassMen.org, a statewide campaign in Massachusetts; leads a national effort to integrate best practices into peer grief support after suicide; offers Personal Grief Coaching (peer support delivered by video call); and facilitates a pilot project on overdose postvention. Franklin is a survivor of his father's suicide in 1978, and he has been involved in peer support for addiction recovery since 1981.