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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Adapted by: Buffalo Public Schools Crisis Prevention & Response Team





call for help: 716-816-3131

Crisis and Re-Stabilization Emergency Services (C.A.R.E.S.)

A crisis is defined as a situation in which a youth’s behavior gets to the point that the parent, caregiver, or other community person feels that the youth may require help in ways they aren’t able to provide and outside assistance is needed. We are available to help, 24/7 by calling 716.882.4357

Our professional team will interview a caregiver and youth to determine what the problems are, and how serious they may be. The goal of the C.A.R.E.S. program is to support families in resolving crisis situations in the home or community and to help prevent future crises. When you call Spectrum C.A.R.E.S. we’ll work with you to develop a plan.


What is Mental Health?

  • The ability to accept yourself and others
  • Express and manage your emotions
  • Deal with the demands and challenges you meet in your life
  • Don’t let stigma prevent you from getting the help that you or a loved one needs


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