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WCNY, in partnership with Contact Community Services, presents Let’s Talk About It: Hope, Help & Healing

WCNY, Central New York’s community-owned public broadcaster, in partnership with Contact Community Services, is proud to present “Let’s Talk About It: Hope, Help & Healing” on Thursday, Sept. 29, 9–11 a.m. at WCNY-TV Studios and on Zoom.

Join us as we recognize National Suicide Prevention Month and explore mental health and suicide awareness in Central New York. NewsChannel 9’s Tim Fox will moderate a panel discussion and Q&A with local mental health experts, where community members can learn how we work together to better assist those needing support and resources.

9 a.m.: Networking & Continental Breakfast

10 a.m.: Discussion

11 a.m.: Live Q&A

The event is sponsored by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and Northland Communications.

For more information, please visit

Members of the media interested in covering the event at the WCNY-TV Studios at 415 W. Fayette St. in Syracuse should contact by Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. EST.

About WCNY

WCNY was founded in 1965 as The Educational Television Council of Central New York. Today, it is a community-owned media company that produces content across multiple platforms, including television and radio programs, dynamic web and targeted email content, the WCNY CONNECT magazine, and social media. Through online streaming technology, WCNY has a global broadcast audience of viewers and listeners throughout the United States and 17 countries. WCNY operates four digital, pledge-free broadcast channels and three radio stations. Classic FM is one of a few radio stations in the world dedicated to locally programmed classical music.



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