Women, children, men, straight, gay, bi – anyone can fall prey to domestic violence. The facts are overwhelming: It is so vital to shine the light upon these issues. Especially regarding teen dating, and teaching what is acceptable behavior, and what is not. Break The Cycle started the campaign: #YoungerThanYouThink to bring attention to just this… Read more : Shine the Light: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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Reaching out can change your life. For many, attending a Survivor Day event is the first step in realizing they are not alone. With more than 350 events across the globe, those who have lost someone to suicide come together to share stories of healing, help one another reclaim hope, and forge bonds that can… Read more : November 19, 2016 is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
The Crisis Services Advocate Program has expanded it’s reach literally onto the campuses of several local colleges. In 2015, with the generous assistance of Senator Tim Kennedy and Senator Patrick Gallivan, Crisis Services was able to receive State funding to support domestic violence and sexual assault Advocates on college campuses. Additional dollars from Governor Cuomo’s… Read more : Back to School Means Back to Prevention Awareness
As we transition from summer into the start of autumn, many organizations are kicking their United Way/SEFA/CFC campaigns into high gear. Please consider directing your donation directly to Crisis Services for the 2016 campaign! By doing so, you’ll be showing your support for the only comprehensive crisis center in WNY. In order to designate your… Read more : United Way/SEFA/CFC 2016 Campaign Donor Designation
Monday, 9/5: Kicks off the”Tough Enough to Talk” campaign. Look for table top cards in local coffee shops. These encourage people to discuss suicide, provides warning signs, and information on where to get help. Tuesday, 9/6: Storm the Rath Building in Yellow Press Conference event and Flag Raising Ceremony. Presenting… Read more : National Suicide Prevention Week & World Suicide Prevention Day Activities
We are VERY excited to announce a new addition to the Men Who Cook line-up…Mr. Tim Stevens! Tim is the owner of Ballyhoo and will be serving up some of his creative craft cocktails on Tuesday, October 4th! Get your tickets today: http://ow.ly/WmSg303mmoK For more about Tim, check out his “Behind the Pine” interview from… Read more : Tim Stevens of Ballyhoo to Join MEN Who COOK Lineup!
PRESS RELEASE BUFFALO, NY (July 28, 2016) – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Crisis Services Announces Start of Addiction Hotline on August 1st Crisis Services has released the start date of their newly created and heavily anticipated Addiction Hotline. The 24-hour hotline will go live on Monday August 1st at 8:00 am. The hotline number is… Read more : Addictions Hotline to Start Monday August 1st