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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

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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

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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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Additional Event Info... Mental Hygiene
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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Additional Info... Mental Hygiene
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
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Recovery Walks to be Held in Dunkirk and Jamestown

 Pictured, the Recovery Walk Planning Group – From left to right: Kia Briggs, Executive Director of the Mental Health Association of Chautauqua County; Annie Rosenthal, Public Relations Coordinator of Chautauqua Tapestry, Chautauqua Cou...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament Receives National Recognition for Suicide Awareness Outreach

Raynor Group Photo

Pictured from left to right: Victoria Patti, Coordinator of the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention; Carri Raynor, Organizer of the Raynor Memorial Golf Tournament; and Annie Rosenthal, Public Relations Coordinator at Chautauqua Tapestry

 

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Medication-Assisted Treatment Available at County Behavioral Health Clinics

Department of Mental Hygiene Logo

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene continues to offer medication-assisted treatment at its two behavioral health clinics to help those struggling with opioid dependency.

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: July 31, 2018

5K Glow Run/Walk to Benefit Local Suicide Prevention Efforts

Glow Your Mind 5K Run

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –On Saturday, August 25, 2018 the third annual GLOW Your Mind 5K Run/Walk will take place at 8:30 p.m. at the Northwest Arena, 319 W. Third St. in Jamestown. All of the proceeds raised by the event stay local and will b...

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Additional Event Info... Mental Hygiene
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Wise Mind Project for Youth Launches in Jamestown

Wise Mind logo

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene, Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC), Chautauqua Tapestry, the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention, Family Peer Support Services of Chautauqua County, and The Pho...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Children's Mental Health Awareness Month Celebrated in May

KC with Proclamation

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- This past May, Chautauqua Tapestry and community partners joined communities across the country in celebrating May as Children’s Mental Health awareness month. Every May Chautauqua Tapestry brings together providers, families, ...

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