Events

WNY Harm Reduction Conference.  Evergreen Health and the Drug Policy Alliance is hosting a WNY Harm Reduction Conference on Friday, November 2.  It is put out in partnership with EndOverdoseNY and the Erie County Department of Health.  Experts on topics including innovative harm reduction initiatives, race and the war on drugs, using harm reduction in clinical settings, and criminal justice and drug treatment will be presenting and service providers, community leaders, public health officials, members from educational institutions, community organizers, and directly impacted people from across the region will be in attendanceRegistration link.

Suicide Prevention in Primary Care Event.  Every 12 minutes an American dies by suicide.  This public crisis has to end.   Target Audience:  Medical Professionals.   The Event is being held on October 25, 2018 at the Buffalo Yacht Club.  Dinner and Registration is at 5:30 p.m.  Program begins at 6:00 p.m.  Register online at:  HTTPS://CRISIS-SERVICES.NETWORKFORGOOD.COM/EVENTS/8599-SUICIDE-PREVENTION-IN-PRIMARY-CARE-LIFESAVING 

 Understanding the Opioid Epidemic is a one hour documentary, and community education and engagement initiative.  NPS feed on January 17, 2018 at 10:00 p.m.  Website Link   Education Materials including videos, images and classroom content

Be the 1 to Make a Difference : For many, December marks the start of the holiday season.  But the holidays don't represent a season of joy for everyone.   According to a report from the American Psychological Association, 38% of people report that their stress inceases around the holidays.   The high volume of parties around the holidays can make this a particularly difficult time of year for people facing substance abuse challenges.  Click on the link and see how you can get involved in this.

Peer Connection Support Groups

UB Department of Psychiatry is currently enrolling subjects in research studies:  DepressionBipolar DisorderMDD Research Study 

 

 

 

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Phone: (716) 858-8530

Department of Mental Health
Edward A Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, Room 1237
Buffalo, New York 14202