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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Countywide Alliance for Enforcement and Rehabilitation Receives Federal Grant

CAER Meeting

Pictured above, U.S. Congressman Tom Reed (left) recently attended a meeting of the Countywide Alliance for Enforcement and Rehabilitation (CAER). Pictured from left to right are: Reed, and CAER members Bree Agett, Epidemiology Manager of the Chautauqua C...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Jamestown Out of the Darkness Walk Benefiting Suicide Prevention

Out of Darkness Walk Co-Chairs

Pictured, Jamestown Out of the Darkness Walk Co-Chairs. From left to right: Jennifer Baker, Lorene Benjamin, and Wendy Switzer.

 

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –Community members from all over the Chautauqua region are expected to participate in the upcoming Ou...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Chautauqua County Dept. of Mental Hygiene Stresses Importance of Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Reach Out a Hand Poster

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 reasons for an individual suicide death is complex and challenging.  ...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Recovery Walks to be Held in Dunkirk and Jamestown

 Pictured, the Recovery Walk Planning Group – From left to right: Kia Briggs, Executive Director of the Mental Health Association of Chautauqua County; Annie Rosenthal, Public Relations Coordinator of Chautauqua Tapestry, Chautauqua Cou...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament Receives National Recognition for Suicide Awareness Outreach

Raynor Group Photo

Pictured from left to right: Victoria Patti, Coordinator of the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention; Carri Raynor, Organizer of the Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament; and Annie Rosenthal, Public Relations Coordinator at Chautauqua Tapestry

 

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Medication-Assisted Treatment Available at County Behavioral Health Clinics

Department of Mental Hygiene Logo

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene continues to offer medication-assisted treatment at its two behavioral health clinics to help those struggling with opioid dependency.

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: July 31, 2018

5K Glow Run/Walk to Benefit Local Suicide Prevention Efforts

Glow Your Mind 5K Run

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –On Saturday, August 25, 2018 the third annual GLOW Your Mind 5K Run/Walk will take place at 8:30 p.m. at the Northwest Arena, 319 W. Third St. in Jamestown. All of the proceeds raised by the event stay local and will b...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Wise Mind Project for Youth Launches in Jamestown

Wise Mind logo

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene, Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC), Chautauqua Tapestry, the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention, Family Peer Support Services of Chautauqua County, and The Pho...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Children's Mental Health Awareness Month Celebrated in May

KC with Proclamation

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- This past May, Chautauqua Tapestry and community partners joined communities across the country in celebrating May as Children’s Mental Health awareness month. Every May Chautauqua Tapestry brings together providers, families, ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Department of Mental Hygiene Honors First Cognitive enhancement Therapy Class

Pictured from left to right: Elizabeth Leighton, CET Coach;  Wendy Maayan, CET Trainer; Lynn Graziano-Shaffer, CET Coordinator and Coach; and Kolnae Jones, CET Coach.

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--On March 21, a graduation ceremony was held at Infinity Visual...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Free Screenings of Documentary, "Suicide: The Ripple Effect"

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--Two free screenings are scheduled of “Suicide: The Ripple Effect” in Fredonia and Jamestown. The feature length documentary will be shown on Wednesday, May 2 at 4:30 p.m. at the Kelly Family Auditorium on the State Uni...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention Receives Donations from Local Community Partners

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention recently received contributions from local community partners to the Alliance’s fund at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Donations were received from the Kick Cabin Fever Indoor Tri...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Collaboration Assists Survivors of Suicide Loss

Pictured above, representatives from the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention and Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care come together to offer a Survivors of Suicide Loss Bereavement Support Group. From left to right: Ann Rosenthal, Victoria Patti, ...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: January 19, 2018

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 a mug of hot chocolate. Being ...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Make Your Mental Health a Priority This Holiday Season

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: The National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) says many people can find family gatherings, parties and other social events overwhelming. Others may feel deep sadness or loneliness during the holidays following the loss of a loved one, div...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: November 9, 2017

International Survivors of Suicide 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...

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