Announcing a New Suicide Loss Survivor Group

Starting this month: Samaritans + NAMI-NYC METRO are excited to announce the launch of a new support group is for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. This non-clinical, peer support group will offer a needed space for people to share their stories, process their grief, and find solace in a community that understands the complexity of this

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Support Group Update: In-Person & Virtual!

We are excited to announce that Safe Place will be available in person & remote! Safe Place Meetings are scheduled the first Wednesday and the third Tuesday of each month. The first Wednesday meeting (July, 5th) will continue to be a VIRTUAL group via ZOOM from 7-8:30pm. You must register in order to receive the link for the meeting. The third Tuesday

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Samaritans’ Resource Hub Launch!

Samaritans is excited to announce the launch of our new Resource Hub! This online tool offers a diverse range of resources that are regularly updated. The Resource Hub is curated to connect you to the most relevant and reliable resources available. You can access the latest research, statistics, downloadable tools, and valuable insights.  At Samaritans we understand that what works

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2023 United Airlines NYC Half

Join Samaritans BE A FRIEND Running Team & Help Save Lives!  Samaritans has a limited number of guaranteed entries as a charity partner with the New York Road Runners for the 2023 United Airlines NYC Half. When you sign-up to run the 2023 United Airlines NYC Half on Sunday, March 19, 2023 as a member of Samaritans “Be A Friend” Team,

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10 Things You Need To Know About Mental Health + Suicide (But Are Too Afraid To Ask)

While mental health may be a trending hashtag on social media, there are still many myths and misconceptions surrounding mental health and suicide and it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. Have you ever heard someone say, “only certain types of people struggle with mental health” or caution that “talking about suicide with someone in distress might give

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Announcing a New Suicide Loss Survivor Group

Starting this month: Samaritans + NAMI-NYC METRO are excited to announce the launch of a new support group is for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. This non-clinical, peer support group will offer a needed space for people to share their stories, process their grief, and find solace in a community that understands the complexity of this

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Support Group Update: In-Person & Virtual!

We are excited to announce that Safe Place will be available in person & remote! Safe Place Meetings are scheduled the first Wednesday and the third Tuesday of each month. The first Wednesday meeting (July, 5th) will continue to be a VIRTUAL group via ZOOM from 7-8:30pm. You must register in order to receive the link for the meeting. The third Tuesday

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Samaritans’ Resource Hub Launch!

Samaritans is excited to announce the launch of our new Resource Hub! This online tool offers a diverse range of resources that are regularly updated. The Resource Hub is curated to connect you to the most relevant and reliable resources available. You can access the latest research, statistics, downloadable tools, and valuable insights.  At Samaritans we understand that what works

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2023 United Airlines NYC Half

Join Samaritans BE A FRIEND Running Team & Help Save Lives!  Samaritans has a limited number of guaranteed entries as a charity partner with the New York Road Runners for the 2023 United Airlines NYC Half. When you sign-up to run the 2023 United Airlines NYC Half on Sunday, March 19, 2023 as a member of Samaritans “Be A Friend” Team,

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10 Things You Need To Know About Mental Health + Suicide (But Are Too Afraid To Ask)

While mental health may be a trending hashtag on social media, there are still many myths and misconceptions surrounding mental health and suicide and it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. Have you ever heard someone say, “only certain types of people struggle with mental health” or caution that “talking about suicide with someone in distress might give

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Planning for Positive Mental Health Outcomes in the New School Year

This free prevention planning workshop for anyone who responds to or cares for those at-risk includes: Understanding the crisis experience identifying warning signs and determining risk accessing culturally appropriate resources designing effective safety and prevention plans utilizing effective active listening tools Tuesday, August 30th 12 noon on zoom REGISTER TODAY!Click here or go to:  bit.ly/3dBqx

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Gain Real World Experience While You Earn Credits Towards Your Degree!

The hands-on, real world experience of the hotline is well suited for those planning to enroll in social work, applied psychology, mental health and other social science courses as well as programs offering internship, independent study and field work experiences.  Those interested in utilizing their Samaritans experience toward this end must enter a volunteer training class in the semester PRIOR

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“Be A Friend”2023 TCS Marathon *WE HAVE REACHED THE MAXIMUM RUNNER SPOTS*

*WE ARE AT CAPACITY FOR RUNNING TEAM MEMBERS-NO LONGER ACCEPTING REQUESTS* Samaritans has a limited number of guaranteed entries as a charity partner with the New York Road Runners for the 2023 TCS New York City Marathon. When you sign-up to run the TCS New York Marathon on Sunday, November 5, 2023 as a member of Samaritans “Be A Friend” Team, you

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When You Don’t Know What To Say: Responding To People In Distress In Times of Crisis

Trying to help someone, when you don’t know what to say is something that can make every caregiver, health provider, friend, family member and colleague feel helpless and overwhelmed. You want to help, but what do you say to someone when there doesn’t seem to be any answer or you are not even sure of the question.  Especially when you’re

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NYC Guide to Suicide Prevention Resources & Services 2022

Samaritans’ NYC Guide to Suicide Prevention, Services and Resources, a compendium of easily accessible, up-to-date, free resources, referrals and other information. The Guide is the result of Samaritans 40 years of providing support to New Yorkers who are in distress, depressed, in crisis and suicidal and offers something for every situation and level of risk.  What’s in the Guide? Current

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