Vibrant Emotional Health Unveils National Headquarters that Fosters Employee Well-Being and Innovation

Vibrant Emotional Health Media Contact: Divendra Jaffar, From left to right: Florida Starks, Board Member at Vibrant; Jennifer Ashley, Chair of the Board of Directors at Vibrant; Michael Butler, Lieutenant at NYPD; Kimberly Williams, President and CEO of Vibrant; Grant Brenner, Board Member at Vibrant; Stetson Stanger, ASL Interpreter; Carleton Archer, Vice President of… View Article

Vibrant Emotional Health Awarded Grant to Launch Support Program for Families with LGBTQI+ Youth

Vibrant Emotional Health Media Contact: Divendra Jaffar, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Grant will fund a new program focused on providing peer-led support to families, parents, and caregivers raising LGBTQI+ community youth NEW YORK, NY (November 27, 2023) – Vibrant Emotional Health (Vibrant), one of the nation’s leading mental health organizations and… View Article

One-Year Anniversary of Native and Strong

“Everyone’s reaching out to us like, How did this happen? How did you do this? What is the secret ingredient? This is the ingredient: if you are serving a community, hire them, consult with them first, and make sure they are there. That is it.” —Rochelle Williams, Tribal Operations Manager for VOAWW The seemingly simple… View Article

Q&A: Veterans Day with Vibrant Military and Veteran Programs Team

We asked our Vibrant Military and Veteran Programs Team to share thoughts for the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, specifically about working with and for the Service Member, Veteran, and Family (SMVF) population. Here are their responses: Contributed by Dr. Kate Metro, Program Director; Gretchen Domek, Program Manager; Ryan Seymour, Program Manager: Standards, Training, and Practice;… View Article

Linea Pas Call Center in Puerto Rico

BY JEANNETTE CRUZ, INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER We asked Dra. Monserrate Allende Santos, Director of Puerto Rico’s Línea PAS, (Puerto Rico’s 988 system), to tell us more about the crisis line. Here’s what she had to say. Tell us how long you’ve been working in mental health:  I’ve been in the mental health field since 1989,… View Article

New York Jets Defensive End Solomon Thomas and Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott Along with Their Foundations Join Forces with Leading Mental Health Organizations to Expand Crisis Support During Suicide Awareness Month

NEW YORK–(September 5, 2023)– The Defensive Line, in collaboration with The Faith, Fight, Finish Foundation, is proud to announce a month-long initiative with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), Crisis Text Line, provider of the 741741 text-based mental health support service and Vibrant Emotional Health, the administrator of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline…. View Article

Priority Bicycles and Arteza Partner on Limited Edition Bicycles in Support of Suicide Prevention Month and Vibrant Emotional Health

Leading Bicycle and Art Supply Brands Unite to Activate Communities Around Suicide Prevention and Fundraise for 988 Lifeline Administrator NEW YORK, NY (September 6, 2023) – NYC-based Priority Bicycles and Miami-based Arteza today announce their custom bicycle partnership in support of Suicide Prevention Month and Vibrant Emotional Health, one of the nation’s leading mental health… View Article

Obélix and El Che Partner to Host the Fifth Annual “Pausing for the Cause” Suicide Prevention Dinner

PRESS RELEASE Media Contact: Alexis Cohen The two award-winning teams will join together at Obélix for a collaborative dinner on September 17th to benefit Vibrant Emotional Health Chicago, IL (August 29, 2023) – Next month, Obélix will host the fifth annual ‘Pausing For The Cause’ collaboration dinner with the El Che Steakhouse & Bar… View Article

Coping with Emotional Distress During an Extreme Heatwave

By Christian Burgess, LMSW, Director, Disaster Distress Helpline, Vibrant Emotional Health The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) classifies an extreme heatwave as “a period of high heat and humidity with temperatures above 90 degrees for at least two to three days.” Extreme heatwaves are among the most threatening weather events, with hundreds of people dying… View Article