We have Pride. We are proud of the work we do and ALL the people we serve. A little rain didn’t stop us from having a great time celebrating our LGBTQ friends & allies at the #BuffaloPrideParade on June 2nd. For more photos, check out our Parade album on Facebook! Happy Pride Month! #LoveIsLove
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During Mental Health Awareness Month, Crisis Services was pleased to attend a community conversation about the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition’s efforts to create a new dialogue about mental health. As a founding member of the Coalition, we are thrilled to see how much it has grown over the last two years. Over 1,600 people have… Read more : Crisis Services Attends Breakfast Hosted by the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition
On May 29, 2019, we were delighted to welcome State Senator Timothy Kennedy for a press conference where he announced that he secured more than $200,000 in this year’s state budget for Crisis Services! This money will support our 24-hour crisis hotline and areas of the organization that can regularly go unfunded but are essential… Read more : State Senator Tim Kennedy Secures Over 200K for Crisis Services!
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
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!
On October 12th, we said “happy retirement” to a wonderful colleague and friend, our CFO, Barbara Gasiewicz. Barb had been with Crisis Services for over five and half years and served as a critical member of executive leadership team. During Barb’s tenure, she was a strategic partner with our CEO Jessica Pirro in helping to… Read more : CFO Update
On Saturday, November 17th join a community of suicide loss survivors to find comfort and gain understanding. You are not alone. Click here to learn more + register today. SOS Save date flyer 2018