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.

Community Awareness

Did you know?

Significant concern exists about the social interaction and behaviors of preschoolers. In New York State, nearly 70,000 young children will be expelled from preschool for behavioral reasons each year.

Emotional disturbances are very real and affect a staggering number of children. More children suffer from psychiatric illness than from autism, leukemia, diabetes, and AIDS combined. (1 out of 10 children has a serious emotional disturbance.) Read more

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.

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