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Member Spotlight with Child and Family Services

Child and Family Services dedicates its resources to meet the needs of children and families. One of Western New York’s oldest human service agencies, Child and Family Services fosters safe and healthy environments for children and families in local homes, schools,...

Keep Resolutions Manageable for Healthy Outlook

Making New Year’s resolutions is a tradition, and many people consider the New Year is the best time to make positive changes. Common New Year’s goals range from getting more exercise, improving finances, to eating healthier. University of Scranton psychology...

Take Care Of Your Mental Health This Holiday Season

It’s time to deck the halls and trim the trees - the holidays are in full swing. Joyful time with family and friends can often be overshadowed by unrealistic expectations and financial concerns that can have a negative impact on our mental health. This year, add...

Spotlight: A Q&A with Peers in Cayuga County

Peers in Cayuga County supports individuals with mental illness and requesting recovery-based activities that will enhance their social and practical life skills toward their becoming better community members. Services include support job support, SSI, SSDI, GED...

Ending Stigma For Veterans and Their Families

November is the month we celebrate veterans and express our gratitude for their service and sacrifice. They often face significant mental health challenges when they complete their service or return from deployment. Stigma may prevent them from sharing their struggles...

Media

Local News Coverage

December 27, 2019

Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition hopes to meet pledge goal by end of 2019

WBFO
November 23, 2019

The Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition was formed to stop the stigma surrounding mental illness.

WGRZ
November 8, 2019

VA report on veteran suicides shows mixed trends, busy prevention efforts

Wbfo
October 30, 2019

Jessica C. Pirro, LMSW Named to Coalition

Karl Shallowhorn Elected to Coalition

Buffalo News
October 3, 2019

Symposium brings veterans, care providers together

WBFO
September 11, 2019

Watch Our Facebook Live Chat on Mental Health Issues

Spectrum News
August 5, 2019

Discussing mental health following mass shootings

WGRZ
August 5, 2019

Representative Talks How Stigma Around Mental Health Turns To Prejudice

Camalot Todd | Spectrum News
August 5, 2019

Mental Health Experts Talk About Breaking The Stigma #IAm1in5

Camalot Todd | Spectrum News
July 20, 2019

Valedictorian shares battle with depression, message of hope at graduation

Sean Kirst | Buffalo News
May 14, 2019

Mental health advocates celebrate success of anti-stigma campaign

Omar Fetouh | WBFO
May 12, 2019

Removing the stigma of mental illness

Nancy Cardillo | Buffalo Magazine
May 11, 2019

The Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition is asking everyone to take their pledge to end stigma.

WGRZ
May 11, 2019

Editorial: Breaking the silence on mental illness

The Buffalo News
December 31, 2018

Letter: State Senate must act following Parker’s remark

The Buffalo News
April 2, 2018

Letter: Stigma of mental illness paints inaccurate portrait

The Buffalo News
Jan 2, 2018

Lets Talk Stigma Campaign

Dec 8, 2017

Mental health challenges are misunderstood in WNY

Scott Scanlon, The Buffalo News
Dec 3, 2017

Anxiety Counseling Program for Local Students

Ron Plants, WGRZ
Nov 7, 2017

Another Voice: Changing the way we talk about mental illness

Michael Cummings and Max Donatelli, The Buffalo News
Nov 2, 2017

Billboard Campaign part of Larger County Effort to end Stigma of Mental Illness

Mark Goshgarian, Spectrum News Buffalo
Oct 22, 2017

Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition

WGRZ
Oct 18, 2017

Depression: There’s Help and Hope

WGRZ
Oct 10, 2017

Malarchuk Talks Mental Health Awareness

WGRZ
Aug 7, 2017

Let’s Talk Stigma: A Story of Recovery

Danny Spewak, WGRZ
Aug 7, 2017

College and mental health

WGRZ
June 16, 2017

Letter: It’s important to remove stigma of mental illness

Max Donatelli, The Buffalo News
June 9, 2017

Superhero Race, Wellness Walk held in Buffalo

WGRZ
May 30, 2017

How do you change perception and stigma around mental health? Educate the public

Avery Schneider, WBFO
Jan 26, 2016

County encouraging conversations to end the stigma

Ali Ingersoll, WIVB

Events

Jan
23
Thu
WNYCPC Community Services Family Support Group
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

(Door is on Bailey Avenue side of building
at the end of Ashley Furniture Store)
Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Jan
24
Fri
Wellness Support Group
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wellness Support Group
Every Friday 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
160 Delaware Rd
Kenmore, NY 14217

A general support group where one can discuss ones problems and hardships. Open to Everyone!!!

Contact 844-588-8427 with questions

Wellness Support Group
Fridays 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
160 Delaware Rd
Kenmore, NY 14217

A general support group where one can discuss ones problems and hardships. Open to Everyone!!!

Contact 844-588-8427 with questions

Jan
25
Sat
ASL Family Friendly Event
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your own hot cocoa and coffee, as well as your own sled. Or contact dwantuck@wnydas.org or visit our Facebook page: Deaf Access Services for more information.

Community Mental Health First Aid Training @ Community Health Center of Buffalo
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Heroes Candy Bars @ Galleria Mall
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm