Posted on: April 19, 2018

Department of Mental Hygiene Honors First Cognitive enhancement Therapy Class

Pictured from left to right: Elizabeth Leighton, CET Coach;  Wendy Maayan, CET Trainer; Lynn Graziano-Shaffer, CET Coordinator and Coach; and Kolnae Jones, CET Coach.

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--On March 21, a graduation ceremony was held at Infinity Visual...

Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Free Screenings of Documentary, "Suicide: The Ripple Effect"

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--Two free screenings are scheduled of “Suicide: The Ripple Effect” in Fredonia and Jamestown. The feature length documentary will be shown on Wednesday, May 2 at 4:30 p.m. at the Kelly Family Auditorium on the State Uni...

Read on...

Documentary Info Mental Hygiene
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention Receives Donations from Local Community Partners

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention recently received contributions from local community partners to the Alliance’s fund at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Donations were received from the Kick Cabin Fever Indoor Tri...

Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Collaboration Assists Survivors of Suicide Loss

Pictured above, representatives from the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention and Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care come together to offer a Survivors of Suicide Loss Bereavement Support Group. From left to right: Ann Rosenthal, Victoria Patti, ...

Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Kick Cabin Fever Triathlon Supports Suicide Awareness Efforts in Chautauqua County

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 ...

Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Make Your Mental Health a Priority This Holiday Season

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: The National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) says many people can find family gatherings, parties and other social events overwhelming. Others may feel deep sadness or loneliness during the holidays following the loss of a loved one, div...

Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: November 9, 2017

International Survivors of Suicide Day Event Being Held in Jamestown

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...

Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Department of Mental Hygiene Stresses Importance of Suicide Awareness and Prevention

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 reason for an individual suicide death is complex and challenging.

If you suspe...

Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Fifth Annual Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament for Suicide Awareness

LAKEWOOD, N.Y.: --On Saturday, September 9, 2017 the Fifth Annual Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at Maplehurst Country Club, 1508 Big Tree Rd. in Lakewood, N.Y. Proceeds from this year’s tournament go to The Community Alliance for ...

Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Chautauqua County Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention and Local Partners Hold Workshop

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

Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Warrin' Wrecking Dolls Breaking the Walls of Stigma Through Suicide Prevention and Awareness

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: The Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention will be honored as the spotlight charity by the Warrin’ Wrecking Dolls roller derby team at their upcoming bout on Saturday August 5th as they continue to break down stigma and raise suicide p...

Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Second Annual Glow Your Mind 5K Run/Walk Held in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:- On Saturday, July 8, the second annual GLOW Your Mind 5K Run was held at the Northwest Arena, in Jamestown. The race put a new spin on an outdoor run by offering participating runners and walkers a night time glow run through Jamestown.&...

Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Veteran's Peer to Peer Program Holding Kick-Off Picnic

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: – The Dwyer Peer to Peer Program will be holding a Kick-off Picnic on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Bergman Park on Baker Street in Jamestown.  Veterans are encouraged to attend with partners and families to learn mor...

Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: June 13, 2017

5K Glow Run Held to Benefit Local Suicide Prevention Efforts

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –On Saturday, July 8, 2017 the second annual GLOW Your Mind 5K Run/Walk will take place at 8:30 p.m. at the Northwest Arena in Jamestown. All of the proceeds raised by the event stay local and will be used for suicide p...

Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Hope and Healing Event to Address Opioid Addiction Planned for Dunkirk

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: – A community event to address the opioid addiction will be held in Dunkirk on May 17. Combatting the Addiction Epidemic: Help is Available in Northern Chautauqua County will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 601 Washi...

Read on...

Mental Hygiene