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What are the Holiday blues?
Holiday Blues Flyer (PDF)

What are the Holiday blues?

The Holiday Blues are temporary feelings of anxiety or depression during the holidays that can be associated with extra stress, unrealistic expectations or even memories that accompany the season. This might include fatique, tension, frustration, loneliness, isolation, sadness or a sense of loss.

Tips for avoiding the Holiday Blues:

  • Stick to normal routines...
  • Get enough sleep.
  • Take time for yourself but don’t isolate yourself. Spend time with supportive, caring people.
  • Eat and drink in moderation. Don’t drink if you are feeling down.
  • Get exercise – even if its only taking a short walk
  • Make a to-do list. Keep things simple.
  • Set reasonable expectations and goals for holiday activities...
  • Set a budget for holiday activities, don’t over extend yourself financially...
  • Listen to music or find other ways to relax.
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    Holiday Blues Flyer (PDF)


National Bullying Prevention Month
National Bulling Prevention Month, October 2018
Stomp Out Bullying
Flyer (PDF)

Bullying in Schools
Flyer (PDF)

  • Over 80% of young adults feel its easier to get away with cyberbullying than bullying in person
  • 55.2% of LGBTQ students experience cyberbullying
  • 20% of U.S. students in grades 9-12 experience bullying
  • Approximately 30% of young people admit to bullying others
  • 28% of U.S. students in grades 6-12 experience bullying

Healing Together Eastside Coalition

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Healing Together Eastside Coalition, October 16
  • Tuesday, October 16, 6pm
    EMS High School
    6400 Fremont Road, East Syracuse
  • How to keep your kids safe in today’s epidemic
  • Presented by Heal of Onondaga County


Suicide Prevention

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Suicide Prevention Day, September 10
Suicide Prevention Week, September 9-15
  • Facts & Statistics
  • 1 Death every 40 Seconds
  • Warning Signs

Suicide The Ripple Effect film

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Suicide Awareness Week


Family Tapestry Picnic

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  • Family Tapestry’s Annual Family Picnic
    Thursday August 16, 3-5pm
    Onondaga Lake Park
    Saw Mill Creek Shelter
    Willow Bay Entrance

  • Join us for food, games, crafts, music, a magician, and more!

  • Open to families who have children living with mental health challenges.

  • To RSVP or for info, contact Holly at 315-317-5587 or


National Health Center Awareness Month

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Does Mental Health Affect my Community

LGBT Pride Month

July LGBT – Pride Month
The month of June was chosen for LGBT Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969. As a result, many pride events are held during this month to recognize the impact LGBT people have had in the world.

1 in 5 People experience a Mental Health Condition

Video PSAs for Mental Health Month



Band Together
Band Together

  • May 17, 2018 at Sharkeys
  • Spring fund raiser for AFSP

Talk Saves Lives Train the Trainer (Y4T)

  • May 23, 2018, 11:am-2:00pm
  • Talk Saves Lives: A community based introduction to suicide prevention.
  • Facilitated by Debra Graham
  • Location: Contact Community Services; Everson Room
  • No charge to attend.
  • Lunch is included

Operation S.A.V.E.

  • May 2, 2018, 2:00-4:00pm
  • Operation S.A.V.E.: A one-to-two hour gatekeeper suicide prevention training program provided by VA suicide prevention coordinators to veterans and those who serve veterans.
  • Location: Contact Community Services, facilitated by Sabah Ocasio

  • International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
    November 18, 2017
  • More information

  • September 10
    World Suicide Prevention Day Candle Lighting Memorial
    (Download PDF)

    World Suicide Prevention Day Candle Lighting Memorial

    The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Central New York Chapter will be holding our 6th annual candle lighting memorial on Sunday, September 10th in observance of World Suicide Prevention Day.

Suicide Prevention ribbon If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, call
Contact Hotline 315-251-0600
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255(TALK), Veterans: Press 1

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