211 News


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,

211 Updates for Mental Health Awareness Month

May was Mental Health Awareness Month and 211 HelpLine Specialists logged in over 1,630 calls pertaining to mental health and substance abuse with 1,915 problems/needs identified.  This represents 18% of the total calls answered in May!  The specialist responded to a variety of issues and

Hurricane Season fast approaches and preparedness is crucial. 211 is here to help!

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:  Patrice Schroeder Community Relations Specialist 211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast 561-383-1149 patrice.schroeder@211pbtc.org May 2014 –Though we did not have an impactful storm season last year South Floridians are reminded that preparedness is still a