Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in our country. However, for the first time in several years, 2018 showed a decrease in suicides in Erie County. It’s a testament to the collaboration of people and services all across the county. Crisis Services CEO Jessica Pirro was recently asked about the efforts aimed at… Read more : CEO Jessica Pirro on Channel 7
WGRZ Channel 2 featured the press conference held on September 10, 2019, for Suicide Prevention Awareness Day. Crisis Services CEO Jessica Pirro was on-hand as was featured speaker and Suicide Prevention Coalition Coordinator Dr. Celia Spacone. They joined several community leaders from across Western New York in detailing new and existing suicide prevention initiatives and… Read more : Channel 2 Feature for Suicide Prevention Day
Today, September 10, is World Suicide Prevention Day. Raise the flag of HOPE! Join Crisis Services CEO Jessica Pirro and members of the Erie County Suicide Prevention Coalition in the lighting of three iconic Buffalo landmarks in yellow—the awareness color for suicide prevention. There will be a press conference held at 2:00PM today at the… Read more : World Suicide Prevention Day
Crisis Services CEO recently talked about the importance of responsiveness in the event of a crisis. Every moment matters, which is why if someone with a 716 or 585 area code calls the National Suicide Hotline, they’re immediately connected to Crisis Services in Buffalo. Jessica discussed her support for legislation that’s pushing for a three-digit… Read more : Every Second Counts
The Buffalo News spoke to Crisis Services’ CEO, Jessica Pirro, about suicide prevention in the wake of recent events.
Nick Lippa from WBFO covered the exciting announcement that Senator Kennedy secured over $200,000 from the NYS budget for Crisis Services!
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.