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
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Listen back to our CEO Jessica Pirro’s appearance on WUFO 1080AM and Power 96.5FM as she discussed the importance of open communication during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
Our CEO Jessica Pirro wrote a feature article in the September 2019 issue of Buffalo Healthy Living around Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Read about how in the case of suicide, we often immediately ask the question “Why?” But as the number of suicides decreases within our community, it’s important to continue to ask, “How can… Read more : Moving from Why to How
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
August 2019 marks the third year of service for the Addiction Hotline: 716-831-7007. The Addiction Hotline is available for people living in Erie County, for those suffering with addiction and loved ones of those who suffer seeking guidance on what to do. Professionals are standing by to link people to substance abuse treatment services. The Addiction Hotline… Read more : Addiction Hotline Turns Three!
The Buffalo News spoke to Crisis Services’ CEO, Jessica Pirro, about suicide prevention in the wake of recent events.