Emotional Rescue

In the aftermath of Robin Williams’s death, suicide is in the news on an almost daily basis. But, it won’t last for very long, and that’s a shame. Because suicide, the 10th leading cause of death in this country, is a barometer that tells us what is going on in the world around us and how well we deal with

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City Honors Samaritans Work Saving Lives

Samaritans was proud to be the recipient of a special City Council Proclamation in 2013 that honored the contributions of our volunteers and staff in “strengthening NYC’s safety net for our most fragile, vulnerable and under-served residents, especially in their times of emotional distress, personal tragedy, man-made and natural disasters, providing immediate support to those in need and saving many

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Elena, A Filmmaker Explores Her Sister’s Suicide

A special screening of the award-winning film, Elena, Brazilian writer/director Petra Costa’s cinematic search for meaning in her older sister’s suicide was held June 2, at the IFC Movie Center, to benefit Samaritans suicide prevention programs. Described by Tim Robbins as a “a beautiful piece of work, elegant, poetic, visually stunning and viscerally moving,” the film provides a poignant and, yet,

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With A Little Help From Our Friends Project

With A Little Help From Our Friends, A Community Public Health Initiative, was designed and implemented by Samaritans in collaboration with New York City Council Members Fernando Cabrera, Ydadis Rodriquez and Jumaane Williams. The suicide prevention public health initiative’s focus was to assist in the reduction of violent, self-destructive and suicidal behavior in the select NYC neighborhoods. It consisted of

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9/11 Memorial “Color & Hope” Fundraiser

Samaritans and the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum were the recipients of the JAM for Life (The Johnny and Mikey Katsimatides Foundation for Life) 10th Annual Fundraiser “Color & Hope” on June 11, 2012 at the W Hotel and Memorial site. Steve Buscemi was the Celebrity Host and every guest received an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the Memorial by

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Emotional Rescue
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In the aftermath of Robin Williams’s death, suicide is in the news on an almost daily basis. But, it won’t last for very long, and that’s a shame. Because suicide, the 10th leading cause of death in this country, is a barometer that tells us what is going on in the world around us and how well we deal with

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City Honors Samaritans Work Saving Lives
Proclamation

Samaritans was proud to be the recipient of a special City Council Proclamation in 2013 that honored the contributions of our volunteers and staff in “strengthening NYC’s safety net for our most fragile, vulnerable and under-served residents, especially in their times of emotional distress, personal tragedy, man-made and natural disasters, providing immediate support to those in need and saving many

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Elena, A Filmmaker Explores Her Sister’s Suicide
Elena

A special screening of the award-winning film, Elena, Brazilian writer/director Petra Costa’s cinematic search for meaning in her older sister’s suicide was held June 2, at the IFC Movie Center, to benefit Samaritans suicide prevention programs. Described by Tim Robbins as a “a beautiful piece of work, elegant, poetic, visually stunning and viscerally moving,” the film provides a poignant and, yet,

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With A Little Help From Our Friends Project
IMG_3560

With A Little Help From Our Friends, A Community Public Health Initiative, was designed and implemented by Samaritans in collaboration with New York City Council Members Fernando Cabrera, Ydadis Rodriquez and Jumaane Williams. The suicide prevention public health initiative’s focus was to assist in the reduction of violent, self-destructive and suicidal behavior in the select NYC neighborhoods. It consisted of

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9/11 Memorial “Color & Hope” Fundraiser
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Samaritans and the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum were the recipients of the JAM for Life (The Johnny and Mikey Katsimatides Foundation for Life) 10th Annual Fundraiser “Color & Hope” on June 11, 2012 at the W Hotel and Memorial site. Steve Buscemi was the Celebrity Host and every guest received an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the Memorial by

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