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NYU Podcast on the Work of Samaritans
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As part of its ongoing commitment to advancing suicide awareness and prevention throughout NYC’s diverse communities, Samaritans participated in the You Matter! podcast series that was developed by the New York University Department of Public Safety to inform the NYU community about resources that are available to victims of violence, assault or other criminal behaviors.  In this podcast, Samaritans Director, Alan Ross, addresses key

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Helping Hands for the Holidays!
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Helping Hands for the Holidays! While a lot of people are out partying, visiting family and friends and getting into the holiday spirit, we all know people who find the holidays quite depressing. With 1-in-5 New Yorkers experiencing a psychological disorder each year and suicide at an all-time high (touching people from every walk of life), being able to recognize

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2019
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The extent of the impact of the public health problem of suicide proves that–no matter our age, race, culture, social or sexual identity, political or spiritual beliefs or economic standing—we have more things in common than set us apart. That is why Samaritans Suicide Prevention Center in NYC in collaboration with NAMI Metro, the Coalition for Behavioral Health and other

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Samaritans 7th Annual Walk to Prevent Suicide
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Join Samaritans for our 7th Annual Walk to Prevent Suicide on Sunday, September 29th, 2019! The walk, along the lovely Hudson River Park in Lower Manhattan, will focus positive attention on a public health problem that is too often sensationalized and considered taboo. This is the mission of Samaritans, the only community-based organization in the NYC area devoted solely to

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Strengthen the Safety Net

Almost every day we are reminded of the need to counter stigma and enhance access to mental health, suicide prevention and crisis response services for people having difficulty coping with psychological and emotional problems. Last month, it was the anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and the celebration of LGBTQ+ PRIDE, which brought significant focus on the challenges in accessing and

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Join Samaritans “Be A Friend” Running Team & Help Save Lives!
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Samaritans has a limited number of guaranteed entries as a charity partner with the New York Road Runners for the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon. When you sign-up to run the TCS New York Marathon on Sunday, November 3, 2019 as a member of Samaritans “Be A Friend” Team, you are taking an important step to help people in crisis and help save lives.

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10th Annual Giving Party: Samaritans Soirée
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The Samaritans of New York thanks everyone for their support for 10th Annual Soirée. Donations and/or payment for auction items can be processed by entering the amounts HERE. Join Samaritans Board President Wes Puryear, Executive Director JP Morgan Chase, our staff and friends, on Tuesday, April 9, 6 pm at 230 Fifth Empire Penthouse, as we celebrate a decade since the board of directors of Samaritans Suicide Prevention

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2018
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Samaritans Suicide Prevention Center in collaboration with the Coalition for Behavioral Health held a rally on the steps of City Hall on World Suicide Prevention Day, Monday, September 10th to deliver the message that “Suicide Prevention Is Everybody’s Business!” “Working together to prevent suicide,” has been the call to action of Samaritans for the past 20 years, and has been adopted by

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Samaritans 6th Annual 5k BE A FRIEND Walkathon
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Samaritans wants to thank all of our supporters for helping to make our 6th Annual BE A FRIEND Walkathon the best one yet! Samaritans says suicide prevention is everybody’s business and the walkathon echoed that message as around 100 people joined in to raise awareness for suicide prevention in NYC. It was wonderful to see such a big gathering of diverse individuals coming together as a

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School of Visual Arts 2018 HOPE Art Competition Promotes Suicide Prevention
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Building on the ongoing relationship between Samaritans and NYC’s School of Visual Arts (SVA), this year’s Student Health and Counseling Services’ 2018 HOPE Art Competition provided young artists with a platform to demonstrate their creativity while helping to fight stigma and promote public health. With the goal of producing an effective Public Service Advertisement to be used on social networking platforms,”the artists involved, in

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