We’ve all heard the phrase, “knowledge is power.” When it comes to suicide, knowledge has the power to save a life. Part of our awareness campaign is to make sure every community member – young and old – can recognize
Fighting Mental Health Stigma Starts with YOU
Problems come in all shapes and sizes — whether it’s pressure at home, issues at school, or feeling depressed or suicidal. No matter what it is you’re going through, it’s important to know that you don’t have to deal with these
Fighting Mental Health Stigma Together
Part of making our community a better, friendlier place is making sure that everyone feels included, understood, and safe. And, one way we work to achieve this is by changing the way we think about – and talk about mental
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Volunteering is Good for You…
According to recent studies, volunteering offers vital help to people in need, worthwhile causes, and the community, but the benefits can be even greater for you, the volunteer. Volunteering and helping others can help you reduce stress, combat depression, keep
Got the Holiday Blues? It’s Normal!
Holiday time – we’re supposed to feel happy! So, when we get a case of the holiday blues, we think, “there must be something wrong with me.” “It’s true that a lot of us walk around with a case of
How YOU Can Help End Bullying on Long Island
In honor of Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, Laura Campbell, the Crisis Center’s Community Education Coordinator, shares a three-way approach to increase awareness and promote positive steps to prevent bullying/cyber bullying: What Students Can Do When it comes to bullying/cyber bullying,
A Message from Our Executive Director
Like you, Long Island Crisis Center is deeply troubled by the recent acts of racism, bigotry, and violence perpetrated by white nationalist and white supremacist hate groups. We strongly condemn these behaviors and beliefs as destructive, oppressive, and antithetical to
How Can Volunteering at LICC Benefit Your Well-Being?
According to several studies on volunteerism, those people who volunteer reap social, emotional and even physical benefits from their experiences. Volunteering… Boosts self-esteem because by helping others you’ll find a greater sense of self-worth and trust Expands your connections by
The Results Are In: LICC Services Work!
With help from researchers at the State University of New York Oneonta (led by Michael Brown, Ph.D.), Long Island Crisis Center (LICC) has completed an innovative new study on the efficacy of its hotline and online crisis counseling programs. Until