Our own Rachel Morrison talks to WKBW about the spike of overdose deaths in December.
Jessica Pirro and Michael Ranney discuss the new Addiction Hotline on AM Buffalo. Hotline number is 831-7007.
“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
Tattoo Project Aims to Raise Awareness for Depression and Addiction. For the second year in a row, CowPok Tattoo and tattoo artist Marc Lavey opened their doors and their hearts for Crisis Services and suicide prevention awareness.
Investigative Post reports on Buffalo Police Dept. lagging behind other police departments in being retrained to minimize use of force. Crisis Services’ CIT Training is referenced in the article.
WKBW reports on Addiction Hotline reporting to County Legislature.
Jessica Pirro tells Erie County Legislature “It’s too soon to say it’s not working,This is a new hotline. We have nothing to compare it to.”
Jessica Pirro talks to WGRZ’s Jeff Preval about the drop in the number of calls coming in to the Addiction Hotline.