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County partaking in national rollout of suicide prevention hotline

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.—Suicide Prevention & Crisis Service of Tompkins County (SPCS) began in 1969 after local Ithacans lobbied for such services after several deaths by suicide of Cornell University students. In that first year, the center took 387 calls; in 2021, the center received more than 6,000 calls. In light of a new nationwide phone […]