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NAMI-Finger Lakes Panel on Mental Health Court in Ithaca [AUDIO]

This past summer, the City of Ithaca announced its intentions to establish a Mental Health Court. The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Finger Lakes, held a panel discussion on Sunday, October 7, to provide information to the community about the planned Mental Health Court. In this feature, different representatives from the mental health community, the court…

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How a DJ and a sexual violence survivors’ advocate make bystander trainings cool in Ithaca [AUDIO]

At an event on Monday, August 27, people in Ithaca can learn how to act as bystanders against sexual assault and harassment in a nightlife setting. The “barstander” training, called, “Barstander Training for Everyone Else!” is taking place on Monday from 6-9 p.m. at Toko Imports in the Dewitt Mall. As the name suggests, it is for everyone,…

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