Posted on: July 28, 2017

Chautauqua County Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention and Local Partners Hold Workshop

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: – Suicide is a serious public health problem that takes an enormous toll on families, friends, classmates, co-workers, and communities. Uncovering the reason for an individual suicide death is complex and challenging and local or...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Warrin' Wrecking Dolls Breaking the Walls of Stigma Through Suicide Prevention and Awareness

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: The Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention will be honored as the spotlight charity by the Warrin’ Wrecking Dolls roller derby team at their upcoming bout on Saturday August 5th as they continue to break down stigma and raise suicide p...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Second Annual Glow Your Mind 5K Run/Walk Held in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:- On Saturday, July 8, the second annual GLOW Your Mind 5K Run was held at the Northwest Arena, in Jamestown. The race put a new spin on an outdoor run by offering participating runners and walkers a night time glow run through Jamestown.&...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Veteran's Peer to Peer Program Holding Kick-Off Picnic

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: – The Dwyer Peer to Peer Program will be holding a Kick-off Picnic on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Bergman Park on Baker Street in Jamestown.  Veterans are encouraged to attend with partners and families to learn mor...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: June 13, 2017

5K Glow Run Held to Benefit Local Suicide Prevention Efforts

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –On Saturday, July 8, 2017 the second annual GLOW Your Mind 5K Run/Walk will take place at 8:30 p.m. at the Northwest Arena in Jamestown. All of the proceeds raised by the event stay local and will be used for suicide p...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Hope and Healing Event to Address Opioid Addiction Planned for Dunkirk

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: – A community event to address the opioid addiction will be held in Dunkirk on May 17. Combatting the Addiction Epidemic: Help is Available in Northern Chautauqua County will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 601 Washi...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Kick Cabin Fever Triathlon Supports Suicide Awareness Efforts in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--We all know how tough winters can be in Western New York.  When the cold wind blows the last thing anyone wants to think about is getting up and moving rather than curling up under a warm blanket and sipping hot chocolate. Being ...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: November 7, 2016

Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention Launches Cup of Joe Campaign

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - Cup of Joe is the newest effort in raising awareness for suicide prevention in Chautauqua County. Sponsored by The Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention, the Cup of Joe campaign offers information to community members about suicide p...Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: November 4, 2016

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day Event Being Held in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope. A local Survivor...Read on...

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

Mental Hygiene Begins Community Reinforcement and Family Training

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene announced today the implementation of a new treatment program called Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) designed to help family members encourage a loved one struggling wi...Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: September 22, 2016

Chautauqua County Mental Hygiene Stresses Importance of Suicide Awareness and Prevention

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Suicide is a serious public health problem that takes an enormous toll on families, friends, classmates, co-workers, and communities. Uncovering the reason for an individual suicide death is complex and challenging.

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: September 15, 2016

Jamestown Out of the Darkness Walk Benefiting Suicide Prevention

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –Community members from all over the Chautauqua region are expected to participate in the upcoming Out of the Darkness Community Walk in Jamestown on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The fundraising walk supports the American Foundation for...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

First Annual Glow Your Mind Run/Walk Held in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:- On Saturday, August 27,the first annual GLOW Your Mind 4K Run was held at the Northwest Arena, formally known as the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena, in Jamestown. The race put a new spin on an outdoor run this year by offering participatin...Read on...

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