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Robin WilliamsForty-eight calls routed to 2-1-1 Brevard via the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in the four days after Robin Williams’ death by suicide.
That compares with 10 in the same four days of the previous week.
“If there’s something positive coming out of it, then it is this conversation,” 2-1-1 Brevard executive director Libby Donoghue told “Florida Today” for an article in the aftermath of the actor-comedian’s death on Aug. 11.

 

2-1-1 Brevard is extending and changing hours for its pilot program to allow “chat” interaction between helpline specialists and those who are seeking help.
“Chat” is available 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays by clicking here.

 

In July 2014, 2-1-1 Brevard helpline specialists logged 1,417 needs categorized as basic, such as paying utility bills and finding food or shelter.
July 2014 Snapshot

 

Sunmer Breakspot logoUpdate: 2-1-1 Brevard helpline specialists helped at least 124 families find summer meals as part of Summer BreakSpot and United Way of Brevard’s Feed and Read.
Original post: Free lunches for children will be served beginning in June throughout Brevard County as part of Florida’s Summer BreakSpot and United Way of Brevard’s Feed and Read.
Click here for BreakSpot and here for Feed and Read.

 

Brevard Drop-In CenterThe most recent stop in 2-1-1 Brevard’s “field trips” to learn about partners in helping callers: Brevard Drop-In Center.
At the Melbourne center, people with psychiatric problems work on “empowering (one another) to regain their lives.”
Specialists made 58 referrals to the center in 2013.
Next up: Florida Department of Children and Families’ Economic Self-Sufficiency Office.

 

By The Numbers

  • 39,497: Number of calls answered in 2012-13
  • 44,126: Number of referrals made in the year
  • 36: Percent of referrals made for basic needs, such as food
  • 22,071: Number of visits to online database

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