#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Go to this link […]
The Davis Police Department and Suicide Prevention of Yolo County (SPYC) have collaborated with DJUSD to provide a statement to parents regarding a social media app called the “Blue Whale Game” or the “Blue Whale Challenge”. The app starts as a scavenger hunt-type game and becomes increasingly unsafe as it encourages users to engage in […]
Fundraising for our 50th Anniversary Celebration is in full swing! It’s success is dependent on the generosity of our many sponsors. We wish to give a special thank-you to the following people and businesses who sponsored our celebration. You are most appreciated! We hope that you will help support these merchants for being so generous […]
Save the date! Join us on Saturday, September 24, 2016, as Suicide Prevention of Yolo County celebrates its 50th year of service providing crisis prevention and intervention, education and community outreach services to the residents of Yolo County. The event will take place from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Davis Odd Fellows Lodge in Davis. During […]
SPYC will hold a five-week crisis line volunteer training beginning April 28. 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 contact in the steps toward mental health. Volunteers […]
PAIN ISN’T ALWAYS OBVIOUS. Every day in California friends, family and co-workers struggle with emotional pain. And, for some, it’s too difficult to talk about the pain, thoughts of suicide and the need for help. Though the warning signs can be subtle, they are there. By recognizing these signs, knowing how to start a conversation […]
Our November 29 ‘Tis the Season to Give silent auction and small plate dinner fundraiser was a huge success! An event like this cannot happen without the help of many special people. We wish to give a special thank-you to the following people and businesses who sponsored or donated to our auction, and who volunteered […]
SUICIDE PREVENTION AND CRISIS SERVICES OF YOLO COUNTY SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING ON SEPTEMBER 11 DAVIS, CA, August 11, 2015—Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services of Yolo County is excited to have been selected among 37 regional community organizations to participate in United Way California Capital Region’s 2015 Day of Caring, […]
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