Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services of Yolo County (SPYC) will hold a five-week crisis line volunteer training beginning October 8th. Crisis line volunteers play a role in saving the lives of Yolo County residents; when they join the dedicated team of volunteers who answer the phones at SPYC, they become the first point of human […]
That’s the word Kevin Hines heard in his head on September 25, 2000, as he stood on the Golden Gate Bridge. In the midst of a struggle with mental illness, Hines got a running start and leaped over the rail.”I’m falling head-first, and I immediately recognize that if I hit head-first, I will die,” he […]
For the last 2 years, monthly Survivor Support groups have been taking place on Wednesdays but for 2019, they have been moved to Tuesdays. Please check our support group page for all the posted 2019 dates.
This year, as it has been for the last 52 years, while most people are pulling their beautifully roasted turkeys out of the oven, slicing into pumpkin pies, gathering around to watch the football game, or gearing up for Black Friday sales, our crisis line volunteers will be here. As hard-working community volunteers and agencies […]
The dates for for Survivor Support group meetings are up for the rest of 2018. Please check out our page for more information on this free, monthly group. This once a month group provides a place for people who have lost someone to suicide. With the aid of a professional facilitator, group members help each other through […]
Our page is under construction! Please bear with us as we update, edit, and reorganize our site. If you have any questions, please feel free to email: SPYC@sbcglobal.net or call our business office at 530-756-7542.
Please note that there have been several date changes for the Summer and Fall 2018 Volunteer Trainings!! Please check out the volunteering page for more info!
Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month? Since 1949, Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed and with each subsequent year, we’ve been able to bring more and more awareness to issues of mental wellness, mental illness, and the need to treat our mental well-being in addition to physical well-being. For more […]
Our Giving from the Heart Fundraiser Dinner was one of our most successful fundraisers yet! Thank you to all the guests, donors, sponsors, staff, volunteers, and, of course, Mary Philip for helping us continue providing life-saving crisis services to our community!
Wish you could join us for the upcoming “Giving from the Heart” fundraiser (March 10th, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM) but can’t? Or want to grab some wine raffle tickets ahead of the event? You can do that here! (we will be selling tickets at the event) Just select the amount of tickets you’d like […]