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Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk raises over 23 thousand dollars

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9/17/2014

The Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk over the weekend raised more than 23 thousand dollars for the organization.

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Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk raises more than $23,000

suicide prevention walk
9/16/2014

More than 240 walkers participated in Gryphon Place's inaugural Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday.

The walk started in Bronson Park and went through downtown Kalamazoo. The walk marked the end of National Suicide Prevention week, which is dedicated to education and prevention.

Tags: prevention, suicide, walk

Suicide Prevention Walk helps fund crisis center, remember loved ones

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9/13/2014

Saturday ended National Suicide Prevention Week -- a time dedicated to education and awareness -- as Kalamazoo first Suicide Prevention Walk stepped off downtown.

Organizers tell Newschannel 3 the walk was a major success. More than 200 people showed up at Bronson Park with their babies and their puppies -- to support a cause they believe in.

Tags: crisis center, suicide

Gryphon Place to host their inaugural Suicide Prevention Walk

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9/10/2014

On Sept. 13th, 2014 Gryphon Place will be hosting their first Annual Suicide Prevention Walk at Bronson Park in downtown Kalamazoo. This walk marks the end of National Suicide Prevention week, a week dedicated to education and prevention.

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WSW: Suicide Prevention Walk Shares Hope, Resources

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9/10/2014

One of Kalamazoo's most respected and longtime go-to agencies serving people in emotional pain holds a Suicide Prevention Walk this Saturday, Sept. 13th -- its first -- in hopes of sending a message of hope to the community, says Gryphon Place's assistant director.

Tags: suicide, walk

Gryphon Place has a refreshed look!

Gryphon Place launches new website
8/1/2014

Gryphon Place has a refreshed look! We've recently updated our logo, as well as refined many of our programs and services. Our new website has launched and is filled with tons of useful and helpful information that's easily accessible on computers, tablets, and phones. We look forward to continuing to serve our community.

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Gryphon Place invites you to its Open House

8/1/2014

See what's new with Gryphon Place. We're inviting the public to join us Aug. 26 for an Open House. The event will go from 4-6 p.m. at our offices located at 3245 S. 8th St., Kalamazoo, MI. Join us for an interactive tour along with food, fun and prizes!

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Gryphon Place executive director hopes to bring fresh perspective to Kalamazoo agency

Gryphon Place executive director hopes to bring fresh perspective to Kalamazoo a
3/9/2014

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Growing up, Maricela Alcala never imagined getting involved in social work. Now, the new executive director of Kalamazoo's Gryphon Place couldn't imagine working in any other field.

Before being hired in January by Gryphon Place, a Kalamazoo-based call center that offers a 211 suicide prevention line and services including conflict, crisis and dispute resolution services, Alcala worked in various positions for eight years for the United Way of Greater Kalamazoo, which also has a 211 line and provides many services similar to those at Gryphon Place.

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