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Posted on: September 9, 2019

PFC Dwyer Suicide Prevention Motorcycle Poker Run

2018 PFC Dwyer Motorcyle Run

Pictured, the opening of the 2018 PFC Dwyer Motorcycle Run for Suicide Prevention.

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- The Second Annual PFC Dwyer Motorcycle Run for Suicide Prevention will take place on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Harley Davidson of Jamestown, 1951 E....

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Seventh Annual Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament for Suicide Awareness

Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament

Pictured, golfers ready to start the Raynor Memorial Tournament at Maplehurst Country Club.

LAKEWOOD, N.Y.:-- On Saturday, September 7, 2019, the Seventh Annual Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament golfers will be teeing off at 9 a.m. at Maplehurst Country Club...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Chautauqua County Receives $1 Million Grant to Address Opioid Abuse Disorder

Chautauqua County Seal

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene has been awarded a $1 million Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) Implementation grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of t...

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

GLOW Your Mind 5K Run/Walk to be Held to Benefit Local Suicide Prevention Efforts

GLOW Your Mind Run

Pictured above, runners line up for the Glow Your Mind 5K at the starting line outside of Northwest Arena. 

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –On Saturday, August 24, 2019, the fourth annual GLOW Your Mind 5K Run/Walk will take place at 8:30 p.m. at the ...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Hope and Healing Conference of Western New York Will be Held June 5 & 6

Hope and Healing Conference Logo

 

FREDONIA, N.Y.: A community event entitled Hope and Healing Conference of Western New York (WNY) will be held on Wednesday, June 5 and Thursday June 6, 2019 at the Williams Center on the campus of the State University of New York at Fredonia, 28...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

NYS Recognizes Chautauqua County System of Care

Chautauqua Tapestry Receives Whats Great In Our State Award

Pictured above: Rachel Ludwig, Project Director of Chautauqua Tapestry, holding the award recognizing Chautauqua Tapestry at the What’s Great in Our State event.

 

ALBANY, N.Y.:-- New York State honored Chautauqua Tapestry - a network cha...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Chaut. Co. Dept. of Mental Hygiene Partners in $86 Million Grant to Reduce Opioid Deaths in New York

Department of Mental Hygiene Logo

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: --Columbia University’s School of Social Work has been awarded $86 million from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, to support research intended to reduce opioid deaths across New York St...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Chautauqua Lake Central School Girls Basketball Team Presents Checks to Charities

CLCS Girls Basketball Team Presents Checks

Pictured above, Chautauqua Lake Central School Girls Basketball Team, Administration and Staff Present Checks to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:- - Victoria Patti, Coordinator for the Commu...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Planning Grant Continues to Support CAER Efforts in Chautauqua County

RCORP Committee Meeting

   

Pictured , Members of the RCORP steering committee meet at JCC. In foreground Diana Porebski, Director of Chemical Dependency and Outpatient Behavioral Health of UPMC Chautauqua and Misty Pennington, Project Coordinator, Chau...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: January 29, 2019

KICK CABIN FEVER TRIATHLON SUPPORTS SUICIDE AWARENESS EFFORTS IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY

1-24-19 KCF Photo

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--We all know how tough winters can be in Western New York. When the cold wind blows, the last thing anyone wants to think about is getting up and moving rather than curling up under a warm blanket and sipping a mug of hot chocolate. Being ...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: January 23, 2019

COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HYGIENE OPPOSES MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION EFFORTS

Mayville, NY: The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene would like to remind the community of the dangers of marijuana. The Department of Mental Hygiene also does not support the legalization or use of marijuana due to these dangers including the...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: January 14, 2019

MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT AVAILABLE AT COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICS

1-14-19 MH PR Photo

MAYVILLE, NY: Chautauqua County Behavioral Health Clinics’ mission is to provide a patient centered approach to those in the community who are seeking counseling and other treatments for substance use disorders. This patient centered approach in...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: December 20, 2018

MAKE YOUR MENTAL HEATH A PRIORITY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress, anxiety, and depression along with a long list of obligations — parties, shopping, baking, cleaning, and entertaining, to name just a few. The added stress, in ...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Survivors of Suicide Loss Day Event Being Held in Jamestown

Survivor Day 2018

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope.  A local...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention Receives Donation from Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament

Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention Receives Donation

 

Pictured above, the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention accepts check from Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament. From left to right: Victoria Patti, Coordinator of the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention; Carri Raynor, Organizer of the Ra...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Countywide Alliance for Enforcement and Rehabilitation Receives Federal Grant

CAER Meeting

Pictured above, U.S. Congressman Tom Reed (left) recently attended a meeting of the Countywide Alliance for Enforcement and Rehabilitation (CAER). Pictured from left to right are: Reed, and CAER members Bree Agett, Epidemiology Manager of the Chautauqua C...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Jamestown Out of the Darkness Walk Benefiting Suicide Prevention

Out of Darkness Walk Co-Chairs

Pictured, Jamestown Out of the Darkness Walk Co-Chairs. From left to right: Jennifer Baker, Lorene Benjamin, and Wendy Switzer.

 

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –Community members from all over the Chautauqua region are expected to participate in the upcoming Ou...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Chautauqua County Dept. of Mental Hygiene Stresses Importance of Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Reach Out a Hand Poster

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Suicide is a serious public health problem that takes an enormous toll on families, friends, classmates, co-workers, and communities. Uncovering the reasons for an individual suicide death is complex and challenging.  ...

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Mental Hygiene