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5th Annual ‘BE A FRIEND’ 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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Beyond the Taboos: Children and Suicide
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Brian Mishara, Director, the Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia, Université du Québec à Montréal addressed the concerns of close to 300 NYC health providers: How to talk to children about suicide, making the point that the understanding of suicide that young children develop and their ways of coping with hardships, can have great influence on later

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Addressing Stigma in Multi-Cultural Communities
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Key policy analysts, program administrators, researchers and other health professionals gathered to address the impact stigma has in preventing individuals from NYC’s multi-cultural communities from receiving the care they need. Sponsored by members of the NYC Council and NYS Senate, this community forum brought together those who work on the front lines with NYC’s Asian, Latina, LGBTQ, immigrant and homeless

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Responding to People in Crisis Podcast
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With suicide increasing over the past 10 years, more and more people feel the need to know how to respond effectively to someone who is involved in self-harming or suicidal behavior.  This podcast, presented by Samaritans Executive Director, Alan Ross, who has over 30 years in suicide prevention, shares a basic understanding of the components of effective crisis responses for

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No Time to Say Goodbye, An Evening with Carla Fine
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Combining her own deeply personal experience of the loss of her husband with the stories and perspectives of others who have also survived suicide loss, Carla Fine presented an engaging evening of readings and conversations with other survivors of suicide loss.  Carla’s No Time to Say Goodbye is a compassionate exploration of a painful subject that still remains taboo to

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Samaritans Receives ‘Cause Award’ for Mental Health
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Samaritans received New York Nonprofit Media’s first-ever Cause Award for Mental Health at a special ceremony held at the Capital Grille on November 2, where NYC Public Advocate Leticia James was the key note speaker.  The awards honored individuals, agencies, and philanthropists who made a major impact on the most pressing human services issues of New York’s nonprofit sector. Other

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Join NYC’s Caring Community!

During this period of change and uncertainty for many people, we are reminded of the many ways we can make a difference in other people’s lives. Recognizing the challenges and difficulties our friends, family or colleagues may be experiencing, expressing our interest and showing our concern, spending time with those who are in distress or struggling to cope with whatever

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Three Ways to Support Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month in NYC, which includes International Suicide Prevention Day, celebrated all over the world, on September 10–designed to bring more attention to a  public health problem that causes more deaths annually than auto accidents. In fact, more Americans die from suicide than homicide and AIDS combined, it is the 2nd leading cause of death of our

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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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Surviving Suicide Loss—An evening with Carla Fine, June 23

Samaritans presents, Carla Fine, author, “No Time to Say Goodbye,” in an evening of readings and conversation about surviving suicide loss.  Providing insight, warmth and humor, Carla combines her own deeply personal experience of the loss of her husband with stories other loss survivors. Q & A and light refreshments.  Attendance is free, but you must pre-register.  Click here 

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