WBFO took a moment to highlight the Buffalo Police CIT Training happening February 27-March 3, 2017. They spoke with Kristin Adduci, CIT Training Coordinator at Crisis Services.
“Once our coalition got started and we started implementing school-based programs, we’ve actually seen a decrease in our teen suicide rates,” said Olivia Retallack, coordinator of the coalition. Here is the link for the full story: http://www.twcnews.com/nys/buffalo/news/2016/11/18/preventing-youth-suicide-.html
People started lining up two hours before CowPok opened the doors for business on Saturday, November 5th. Staff and volunteers from Crisis Services and CowPok were blown away by the turn-out at both locations. The shop on Main Street in Williamsville was standing room only and on Elmwood Avenue, the line wrapped around the corner… Read more : CowPok’s November Semi-Colon Tattoo Event Nets $13,382 For Crisis Services
MEN Who COOK 2016 saw our largest turn-out to date! We are happy to report over 400 attendees took part in the evening, raising $57,000! Some highlights from the evening included the VIP Section, hosted by Kevin LoVullo from WGRZ’s Speil the Wine. Kevin paired two of the evening’s dishes with select fine wines for major… Read more : Results from the 10th Annual Men Who Cook
Reaching out can change your life. For many, attending a Survivor Day event is the first step in realizing they are not alone. With more than 350 events across the globe, those who have lost someone to suicide come together to share stories of healing, help one another reclaim hope, and forge bonds that can… Read more : November 19, 2016 is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
The Crisis Services Advocate Program has expanded it’s reach literally onto the campuses of several local colleges. In 2015, with the generous assistance of Senator Tim Kennedy and Senator Patrick Gallivan, Crisis Services was able to receive State funding to support domestic violence and sexual assault Advocates on college campuses. Additional dollars from Governor Cuomo’s… Read more : Back to School Means Back to Prevention Awareness