5th Annual ‘BE A FRIEND’ 5K Walkathon

Join us Sunday, September 24 for our 5th Annual ‘BE A FRIEND’ 5K Walkathon to support Samaritans Suicide Prevention Center’s work to help New Yorkers who are in distress and suicidal, and save lives. Our Annual 5K Walkathon is a wonderful opportunity for you to get the people in your lives involved in a cause you believe in!  The Walkathon has proven to be an

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BE A FRIEND Walkathon 2016

Join friends, family members and colleagues as you take in some fresh air and walk, run or stroll along beautiful Hudson River Park in support of Samaritans 24-hour Suicide Prevention Center at our 4th Annual BE A FRIEND 5K Walkathon, Sunday, September 25. The Walkathon has proven to be an enjoyable gathering of like-minded people who come together as a caring

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Samaritans Focus of World Suicide Prevention Day

On World Suicide Prevention Day 2015, Medical Daily posted an in-depth article that explored the approach utilized by Samaritans crisis response centers around the world when responding to individuals who are in distress, depressed, experiencing trauma, self-harming and suicidal behaviors. The piece described the befriending philosophy that has been embraced by over 400 centers in 42 countries around the world

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Heightening Awareness in Our Communities

In 2015, Samaritans presented suicide prevention, public education and awareness, crisis communications, cultural wellness, community resource and hotline trainings and workshops to 1,375 individuals, including 846 NYC Department of Education staff who work in 598 schools, 283 health professionals from 96 community-based and government agencies and 168 students, with the goal of reducing the stigma tied to this public health

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NYS Hope and Life Award

Samaritans Suicide Prevention Center received the 2015 Hope and Life Award “for extraordinary leadership in suicide prevention” from the Suicide Prevention Center of New York at a special ceremony on September 16, 2015. Believing that “suicide is everybody’s business,” SPCNY honored and celebrated those who have made a difference and advanced the suicide prevention infinitives of the New York State

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5th Annual ‘BE A FRIEND’ 5K Walkathon
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Join us Sunday, September 24 for our 5th Annual ‘BE A FRIEND’ 5K Walkathon to support Samaritans Suicide Prevention Center’s work to help New Yorkers who are in distress and suicidal, and save lives. Our Annual 5K Walkathon is a wonderful opportunity for you to get the people in your lives involved in a cause you believe in!  The Walkathon has proven to be an

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BE A FRIEND Walkathon 2016
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Join friends, family members and colleagues as you take in some fresh air and walk, run or stroll along beautiful Hudson River Park in support of Samaritans 24-hour Suicide Prevention Center at our 4th Annual BE A FRIEND 5K Walkathon, Sunday, September 25. The Walkathon has proven to be an enjoyable gathering of like-minded people who come together as a caring

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Samaritans Focus of World Suicide Prevention Day
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On World Suicide Prevention Day 2015, Medical Daily posted an in-depth article that explored the approach utilized by Samaritans crisis response centers around the world when responding to individuals who are in distress, depressed, experiencing trauma, self-harming and suicidal behaviors. The piece described the befriending philosophy that has been embraced by over 400 centers in 42 countries around the world

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Heightening Awareness in Our Communities
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In 2015, Samaritans presented suicide prevention, public education and awareness, crisis communications, cultural wellness, community resource and hotline trainings and workshops to 1,375 individuals, including 846 NYC Department of Education staff who work in 598 schools, 283 health professionals from 96 community-based and government agencies and 168 students, with the goal of reducing the stigma tied to this public health

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NYS Hope and Life Award
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Samaritans Suicide Prevention Center received the 2015 Hope and Life Award “for extraordinary leadership in suicide prevention” from the Suicide Prevention Center of New York at a special ceremony on September 16, 2015. Believing that “suicide is everybody’s business,” SPCNY honored and celebrated those who have made a difference and advanced the suicide prevention infinitives of the New York State

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BE A Friend Walkathon 2015
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Samaritans 2nd Annual BE A FRIEND 5K Walkathon on September 19 was a huge success with over 400 current and former volunteers, supporters, suicide survivors and their friends, family members and colleagues raising over $35,000. Taking place on the beautiful Hudson River Park in Lower Manhattan on a lovely Saturday morning, people walked, ran or strolled in the sparkling sunshine

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