prevention

School-based response to Suicide and Traumatic Death A Lifelines Workshop for School Crisis Teams

News from Community Services posted on Wed, 10/10/2012 - 3:00pm

The Early Identification & Recognition Program on behalf of the suicide prevention coalition of Cattaraugus County is pleased to announce the Lifelines Postvention Training; a free one day training for school-based response to suicide and sudden tramuatic death. This one day training helps school crisis teams review current procedures for suicide and other traumatic deaths in the school community.

How to Report Suicidal Users on Facebook

News from Community Services posted on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 4:16pm
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Facebook has partnered with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in order to help identify suicidal individuals and content. Please read the attached article (below) to learn more about how you can help! Feel free to post a comment on Cattaraugus County's Facebook page.

Health Education

Health Education Goals

  • Empower the community to identify health priorities and implement activities to improve health status.
  • Promote wellness and healthy lifestyles through community wide programs of information and education to reduce risk behavior.
  • Provide educational materials, presentations and consultations on health related topics.

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Preventing flu and other illnesses

Good Health Habits for Prevention

Flu & other illnesses may be prevented by following these simple guidelines:

  • Avoid close contact

    Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.

  • Stay home when you are sick.

    If possible, stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick. You will help prevent others from catching your illness.

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