Kaley Lynch from Channel 4 News interviewed Crisis Services’ Advocates at the 14th annual Walk A Mile to learn more about the importance of standing up for survivors, in addition to the services and resources Crisis Services offers to survivors.
Spectrum News highlighted the 14th annual Walk A Mile at UB south on Sunday, April 28th. It was a wonderful event and we are so grateful for everyone who walked in solidarity with survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
The Buffalo News credited the work of Crisis Services’ Suicide Prevention Coalition for the recent decline of people who have died by suicide in Erie County. “Just as Erie County had made progress in reducing the number of opioid overdose deaths, county health officials are to be commended for their suicide prevention efforts.” We can… Read more : March 30, 2019
Urban CNY News highlighted the news that Crisis Services’ domestic and sexual violence hotline is now available to incarcerated individuals throughout the state prison system; providing crisis counseling, as well as access to support, additional counseling and advocacy for individuals who are victims of sexual assault or harassment.
On February 20, 2019, Crisis Services hosted the 3rd annual Suicide Prevention Coalition of Erie County’s Stakeholder Breakfast. Michael Kearns, Erie County Clerk and Suicide Loss Survivor, was the keynote speaker. It was with great honor to also award the Suicide Prevention Exemplary Service award in memory of founding member Christopher Hartnett to Michael Ranney,… Read more : Crisis Services’ hosts the 3rd annual Suicide Prevention Coalition of Erie County’s Stakeholder Breakfast
As Erie County’s only 24-hour crisis center, Crisis Services provides continuous services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We are committed to maintaining the services we provide even under emergency conditions like the #PolarVortex. Check out some of the photo & video highlights below of our staff working to… Read more : Straight from the Crisis Services’ Command Center: #PolarVortex2019
On February 27, 2019, the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Erie County and Crisis Services hosted a workshop to certify school personnel as Suicide Safety for School Staff Trainers. These trainings are crucial to ensure the importance of suicide prevention in schools. Thanks to Dr. Celia Spacone, Coordinator for the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Erie County,… Read more : Suicide Safety for School Staff Training
As part of their Mental Health Initiative, WBFO took a look inside mental health services at Crisis Services during a special live conversation on FaceBook in January. Check it out below!