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“Stairways leader deals with changes in behavioral-health landscape”

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This March 10, 2015 article on GoErie.com talks about internal changes at Stairways as they work together with Beacon Light Behavioral Health to pull their resources together in hopes that they can offer better services to those they serve.   Valarie Vicarri is the new leader at Stairways and will be reporting to Rick Saegar the CEO of Beacon Light unlike her predecessor who reported to the Stairways board of directors.  Everything is being done to reduce any impact this change has on those being served by both agencies as they grow together.

“Suicide Prevention a Mission in Erie County”

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This October 22, 2014 GoErie.com article talks about a recent conference held in Erie County, PA on suicide prevention.  The segment includes video and text-based items within it, and at the end offers some resources for folks in Erie County, PA who may be seeking help either for them-self or for a friend or family member who may be struggling with thoughts of suicide.

“Erie’s New Bullying Prevention Program Launches”

 

 

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Erie County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Erie County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This December 6, 2013 article is about a grant awarded in Erie, PA to Grover Elementary that will help them start an anti-bullying campaign in the school that involves students, parents, teachers and other professionals within the community to work towards preventing bullying.

 

 

 

“Erie man finishes 100-mile run”

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This August 4, 2013 article found on the GoErie.com website is a followup to another article I posted about Tom Jennings who decided to use his passion for running to help raise funding for NAMI of Erie County.  This article includes some stats about his run and how much money he raised in the process.

“Our View: Let’s highlight Erie’s mental health resources”

Panorama of downtown Erie in 1912, looking Wes...

Panorama of downtown Erie in 1912, looking West along the 15th Street tracks. The tallest steeple to the north of the tracks is St. Peter Cathedral (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This January 8, 2013 article on GoErie.com talks about resources available in Erie, PA to help folks with mental health issues.

Warming Center at MHA

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This resource link takes you to a page about the Mental Health Association (MHA) Warming Center in Erie, PA.  They open their doors when temperatures become dangerously cold in the winter, and this site explains not only about the center, but how folks can help them help others.

“Erie shelters to ask churches to help with homeless”

Lake Erie 01/29/2005

Lake Erie 01/29/2005 (Photo credit: kuddlyteddybear2004)

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This October 18, 2012 article on the GoErie.com website talks about a request made to Erie churches to help give shelter during the winter for people who are homeless in and around Erie, PA.

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