Syntero Offers Suicide Prevention & Intervention Services

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide was the tenth leading cause of death overall in the United States, but it is the second leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 and 34; however, it is a preventable public health problem. Ninety percent of people in a suicidal crisis will give some kind of warning to those around them, including the following:

  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • Statements revealing or suggesting a desire to die
  • Sudden behavior changes
  • Depression
  • Giving away personal belongings
  • Purchasing a gun or stockpiling pills
  • Previous attempts
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Syntero’s School-Based Program Meets Youth at Point of Need

Twenty percent of 13-18-year-olds live with a mental health condition and 17 percent of youth report that they have seriously considered taking their own life in the past year. These startling statistics are just some of the reasons why Syntero’s therapeutic interventions and prevention services for adolescents and teens are critical. A recent video; produced by Erica Wood, MA, LPCC-S, director of Youth and Prevention Services, Delaware/Morrow Counties; shares how Syntero’s school-based program is meeting youth at the point of need to help them process very complicated issues.

Trauma and Dissociation Training

Join us for a four part training series on Trauma and Dissociation: Fundamentals of Assessment and Treatment. Presented by Helen Hill, LISW-S and Cheri Kerr, PCC-S
Online Registration is now open.
Space is limited to 40 participants.

Deadline for Registration is December 21, 2018
For more information contact Rick Soto, Syntero Lewis Center 740.428.0428

 

Thank you, Kroger!

Kroger helps us bring hope and help to those we serve. The Community Rewards Program of Kroger brings donations to our non-profit agency.

Thank you, also, to all Kroger shoppers who have registered Kroger Plus cards for Syntero! Please remind your friends and neighbors that they can help Syntero by registering their cards, too. No fuel rewards or other perks are ever effected. www.krogercommunityrewards.com.

Just swipe and shop with your Kroger Plus card. The more you shop, the more money Syntero will earn!

Thank you from the bottom of our Syntero hearts!

Technical Support Specialist Position Now Available

Syntero is growing! We have added a new position to our Administration team: Technical Support Specialist. The ideal candidate for this part-time position will have an Associate’s Degree, Help Desk experience or be proficient in Microsoft Windows operating systems.

This person will help us develop the Syntero Help Desk, providing exceptional support and customer service to staff in all of our locations. They will collaborate with internal staff and external parties on behalf of Syntero.

Learn more here.