Education

Responding to 13 Reasons Why: Having an Interactive Discussion

The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, based on the popular 2007 book, has surfaced the topic of suicide prevention across the country. But it has also raised concerns for how young people will react. If you’re thinking about the safest and best way to lead a discussion with teens about 13 Reasons Why and suicide, please read the tip sheet co-authored by SAVE.org and the JED Foundation.

Click here to download a PDF file of the 13 Reasons Why Talking Points.  

News from NYAPRS regarding the NYS Budget Deal: Housing, Workforce & Criminal Justice Wins!

NYAPRS Analysis of 2017-18 State Budget Agreement

Despite a turbulent process characterized by frequent fits and stops, a 3-way state budget agreement that was announced by Governor Cuomo last night and that is expected to be approved by both houses of the legislature over the coming days has turned out to be one of the best we’ve seen in a very long time.

NYAPRS members have a lot to be proud of! On February 28th, upwards of 700 spirited self and system advocates came to Albany to push for several historic housing and criminal justice initiatives, for long overdue increases to our long underpaid yet dedicated and skilled community workforce, for more community reinvestment dollars from state hospital downsizing and for an innovative pilot featuring a voluntary yet persistent approach to serving people and families in crisis.

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Healing Through Expressive Arts through peer support networks

Healthy brains/healthy lives series. Experience mindfulness, movement, writing, open discussion groups 11:30-12:30/ Random Acts cafe culinary team 9:30-2pm/Codependency NO more/Healthy Homes peer support 1-2pm PassionBuilding forum- 1:1 passion building survey.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 2:21 pm – 3:59 pm
Location: westport
Contact Information:

Astri Roemischer
518-962-2077 x213