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Riverside-Salem: Suicide Prevention
February 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. (+ potluck), Environmental Cottage at 3449 West River Rd., Grand Island, NY 14072. Speaker: Celia Spacone, “Talk Saves Lives,” presentation on suicide prevention, covering risk factors, warning signs, protective factors and how to help someone.
Dr. Celia Spacone recently retired as the Executive Director of the Buffalo Psychiatric Center (BPC), where she enjoyed a 32-year career in various positions. Dr. Spacone was awarded the 2017 NYS Suicide Prevention Award for her accomplishments in making suicide a never event at the Buffalo Psychiatric Center. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Buffalo State College. She went on to become a New York State Licensed Psychologist and earned her Master of Education and Ph.D. at the University of Buffalo. Since retiring from the BPC, she was named the Coordinator of the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Erie County.
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