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WPTV TV 5 Newscast: 211 HelpLine here for those struggling and or having thoughts of Suicide during the holiday season

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - This week, deputies from the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office responded to four suicides within only twenty-four hours. "We want people to feel comfortable to call us because we are here to help them," says Patrice Schroeder of 211. The service allows people from

211 HelpLine Staff Continue their Commitment to Provide High Quality and Caring Service to the Community

    November 26, 2014- As the recent suicide tragedy of Robin Williams brought 211’s crisisline service to the foreground, 211 staff have continued to prove that they go above and beyond in the quality caring service that they provide. Meeting the tough standards set out by the American

Indian River County Seniors and the Sheriff gathered for a “Sunny” celebration to mark the one year anniversary of 211’s life saving Sunshine Daily Calls for IRC seniors.

Pictured L to R: Sheriff Deryl Loar; Karen Deigl, CEO of SRA; Sunshine clients; Vinnie Pearl, Paul Roth; Barbara White,  Clair-Ann  Ali-Lebeck, Dean Risher; Page Woodward 211; Patrice Schroeder 211 PIO. Free “Sunshine” Daily Telephone Reassurance calls are available for seniors 60 and older,

211 receives on average 5 Domestic Violence calls per day.

  October 2014- The staff at 211 HelpLine receive on average 5 calls per day from people who are struggling with domestic violence. Calls have come from both women and men, elders, teens, family members and friends, all concerned about the wellbeing of themselves or a loved one. Nationally

September Ushers In Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month

211's CrisisLine and the VA’s Suicide Prevention Department were featured on Clear Channel’s “Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast Perspective” with Deb Knepp. This program will air on 11 local radio stations and globally through iHEART Radio. After the recent suicide death of

211 Responding To An Influx Of Suicide And Mental Health Calls Following The Robin Williams' Tragedy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:  Patrice Schroeder ? PIO for 211 Helpline ?   561-383-1149 ?    patrice.schroeder@211pbtc.org   211 HelpLine Receiving a 61% Increase in Crisis Calls Following the Robin Williams’ Tragedy August 14, 2014- Crisis calls to 211 about depression

211 relies on the dedicated support of its board and welcomes its new slate of officers and three new board members

211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast announces the following new 2014-15 board members and officers: president, Kimberly Camejo; vice president, Raymond F. Ellis; treasurer, Harry Pelton; secretary, Janie Fogt. New board members include:  Christopher Herron, Herron & Company; Christina Lambert,