Crisis Services CEO Jessica Pirro is also the Vice-Chair of the Anti-Stigma Coalition and recently appeared on WNY Living. She discussed the mission of the Coalition as well as the Take The Pledge To End Stigma initiative. She encourages everyone to take the pledge as we band together as a community to view mental health… Read more : Putting a Stop to the Stigma
The Suicide Prevention Center of New York has been awarded a grant from the New York State Health Foundation to develop an in-depth review process in four counties – one of which being Erie County. The purpose of the grant is collect accurate data from suicide investigations, and it’s also meant to conduct community reviews… Read more : Crisis Services to Participate in County Suicide Review
CowPok Piercing & Tattoo Gallery will once again host the annual Semi-Colon Tattoo Charity Fundraiser on Saturday, November 23rd with proceeds supporting the work of Crisis Services. Now in its 5th year, CowPok’s Buffalo and Williamsville locations will be joined by Seven Seas Tattoo (Buffalo and Orchard Park) and Divine Machine (Buffalo), more than doubling… Read more : 5th Annual Semi-Colon Tattoo Event
On November 12, 2019, 10 area teachers are participating in a four-part workshop designed to certify them as “Suicide Safety for School Staff Trainers”. The program is being offered through the Education Collaborative of WNY in partnership with Crisis Services, the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Erie County and is supported by the NYS Suicide Prevention… Read more : Crisis Services Certifies 10 Teachers As Suicide Safety for School Staff Trainers
As News 4 WIVB Buffalo goes Pink 4 Hope in the fight against breast cancer, our CEO Jessica Pirro recently shared her own personal battle. She credits her family, friends and the incredibly compassionate staff at Crisis Services for encouraging her to never give up. With everyone’s thoughts, kind words and support, Jessica won her… Read more : CEO Shares Her Own Pink 4 Hope Story
Our CEO was recently on Channel 4 for a segment on Wake Up! with Dave Gerber as well as a segment with Christy Kern. We’d like to thank Channel 4 for the opportunity to share our mission as well as their generosity in being the Media Sponsor for the 13th Annual Men Who Cook! Men… Read more : Channel 4 Appearances
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
We’d like to take the opportunity to thank our Media Sponsor for the 13th Annual Men Who Cook at the Lexus Club at KeyBank Center. Check out this year’s spot and be sure to buy your tickets to one of the year’s most anticipated fundraising events, presented by Delaware North.