RISE ABOVE SUICIDE

Our mission is to engage in community outreach to identify vulnerable and at-risk individuals, and connect them to the highest quality of services, to instill hope for the future, and to save lives.

Suicide Prevention and Enrichment Experience

The Mission of Rise Above Suicide, RISE Life Services’ Enrichment Experience, is to actively engage Suffolk Counties identified vulnerable at-risk youth and young adults, connect with them, and save lives by providing the highest quality of mental health services, recreational activities, family support services, educational and vocational support, and wellness strategies to enhance their lives, and instill hope for the future.

While participating in the program you can expect to meet and work with a team of culturally diverse professionals each having a diverse background and a wide array of experience.  Our team includes social workers, family specialists, peer specialists, outreach specialists and recreational therapists. 

Our team will provide participants and families support to recognize needs, identify and set goals, and create a mutual plan that will provide the best methods for success in meeting those needs and achieving your goals.

RISE Life Program staff are devoted to helping you achieve your goals by providing services, which may include, but are not limited to: dance, music, art classes, daily living skills, wellness workshops, and linkage to community resources and activities.

Healing The Mind, Body And Soul!

Our services are free and open to those in need. 

MIND

  • Individual and Group Therapy
  • Family Education and Counseling
  • Academic and Vocational Support
  • Risk Assessment
  • Referral and Linkage
  • Wrap around Support

BODY

  • Community Engagement and Outreach
  • Wellness Activities
  • Art, Music and Dance Therapy and Classes
  • Substance Use Prevention
  • Recreational Activities

SOUL

  • Crisis Intervention and Management
  • Peer Support
  • Coping skills coaching, including help-seeking and accepting behaviors
  • Post-prevention Support

Our services are free and open to those in need.

About:

RISE Life Services’ Enrichment Experience Suicide Prevention Program (EESPP) offers an on-line application to aide Mental Health support groups for “at-risk youths and young adults.”   Our network of partnerships and relationships with NYS, Suffolk County, hospitals, clinics, school districts, and other providers afford us the unique opportunity to connect people to appropriate and meaningful services and care.

Our Enrichment Experience Suicide Prevention Program (EESPP) specifically serves youth and young adults up to age 24 who are at risk for suicide and who are either Hispanic/Latino, Black/ African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaskan Native or LGBTQI+ and living in Suffolk County, NY.

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger of hurting themselves or others, call 911.

Get Help/Resources:

  • 1-855-RISE-LIFE (1-855-747-3543).
  • Connecting you to Mental Health and OPWDD Services and Supports.

  • 631-727-6220 Ext. 232.
  • We offer an array of services, within the areas of Mental Health & Behavioral Health.

    “The People You Want For The Support You Need.”
  • 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Call or text 988.
  • Crisis Text Line Text HOME to 741741.
  • 631-952-3333.
  • Contact the hotline for referrals and crisis support, Mobile Crisis Team available, On-site walk-ins accepted (90 Adams Ave, Hauppauge, NY 11788).
  • Available 24/7.
  • Emergency number: 631-444-6050.
  • Psychiatric Evaluations conducted.
  • Linkage to community providers and supports.
  • Admission to inpatient hospitals if necessary.

RISE Life Services Enrichment Experience Suicide Prevention Program

Our Mission is to engage in community outreach, to identify vulnerable and at-risk youths and young adults, connecting them to the highest quality of services.

To instill hope for the future, and to save lives.

Enrichment Experience

enrichmentexperience@riselifeservices.org

901 East Main Street, Suite 500, Riverhead, New York 11901

(631)727-6220 ext. 293.

 

Scan the QR code below for our Risk Assessment/ referral.

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You Have Our Word

The Enrichment Experience program consists of a culturally diverse and knowledgeable team, providing meaningful services, information and linkage to community resources and mental health services.

Our commitment to excellence is supported by our dedicated team members and our compassion and responsiveness to our participants and community. Our diverse, knowledge-based team of professionals is committed to providing the highest quality of services and linkage to build the foundation to a better, more productive and fulfilling life. We hold ourselves to the highest standards.

How to contact us:
Email: Enrichment Experienceenrichmentexperience@riselifeservices.org
Phone: 631-727-6220 ext. 293

TEAM MEMBERS:

  • Darryl K. Johnson: Program Supervisor
  • Allyson Swiatek: Team Leader
  • Eric Van Deusen: Outreach Specialist
  • Winter Landmann-Herd: Clinical Bridger /Wellness Specialist
  • Donald Mulvey: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Therapist
  • Tracy Anderson: Family and Social Services Specialist
  • Jocelyn Salgado, NYCPS-P/YPA: Certified Peer Specialist
  • Kaitlyn Marmolejos: Team Support Specialist

Need our help? want to get involved? have a question?

RISE LIFE SERVICES, INC.

MAKING LIFE BETTER.

901 E. Main Street – Suite 500
Riverhead, NY 11901

Phone: (631) 727-6220 ext. 293
Fax: (631) 727-6553

Email: enrichmentexperience@riselifeservices.org

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Tuesday: 9:30am – 6:30pm
Wednesday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Thursday: 9:30am – 6pm
Friday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am – 3:30pm
Sunday: Closed

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

A youth is considered at-risk if there are circumstances in their lives which may impact their ability to successfully transition into adulthood.  A variety of factors can contribute to a youth falling in the at-risk category. These issues can create feelings of isolation and estrangement from peers and cause children to act out. Lack of a stable financial situation or unstable family dynamics such as broken homes or absent parental figures can also create instability and cause development issues for youth.

There is no charge for the program or clinical services for participants enrolled in the program that do not have insurance, this includes co-payments.

Our Outreach Specialist will follow up with you after you call, email us or complete the Risk Assessment through the QR code.  During the conversation with you our team will review our program, eligibility, and provide recommendations for referrals based on your needs. Upon admission to the program, you will meet with our team to complete further assessments to identify services.  In addition, a referral to the Elevations Clinic Treatment Program will be submitted on your behalf or like clinic based upon your decision for an alternative provider.

Clinical services such as therapy and medication treatment is provided through our Elevations Clinic Treatment Program.  Having this unique combination of services “all under one roof” makes participation more accessible and convenient.  While enhancing continuity of services and treatment.

The Elevations Clinic Treatment Program is on call 24/7. Participants who need urgent assistance may speak with the on-call clinician and decide what further services may be needed. In the event of an emergency whereas the situation presents a danger to yourself or others, call 911.

Participants are offered opportunities to partake in community activities as a part of the program services.  Assessed needs for these approved services are paid for by the program at no cost to the particpant.  In addition, the program will also assist in referral and linkage to other providers and resources as needed and agreed to by the participant.

Participants can speak with our staff for information and their clinician for a more therapeutic discussion.  In addition, participants can speak with a person(s) within their circle of support if they are worried about a family member or friend.

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EESPP provides the highest quality of mental health services, recreational activities, family support services, educational and vocational support, and wellness strategies to enhance each participant’s life, and instill hope for the future.

We encourage anyone experiencing distress or wanting an opportunity to process your thoughts, feelings, and reactions to seek support from us, either by dropping by our office (901 East Main St. Suite 500 Riverhead, NY 11901) or calling us at (631-727-6220 ext. 293).  Remember, you are not alone.

Scan the QR code below for our Risk Assessment/ referral:

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RISE Life Services’ Enrichment Experience Suicide Prevention Program (EESPP) offers an on-line application to aide Mental Health support groups for “at-risk youths and young adults.”   Our network of partnerships and relationships with NYS, Suffolk County, hospitals, clinics, school districts, and other providers afford us the unique opportunity to connect people to appropriate and meaningful services and care.

Our Enrichment Experience Suicide Prevention Program (EESPP) specifically serves youth and young adults up to age 24 who are at risk for suicide and who are either Hispanic/Latino, Black/ African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaskan Native or LGBTQI+ and living in Suffolk County, NY.

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger of hurting themselves or others, call 911.

  • Individual and Group Therapy
  • Family Education and Counseling
  • Academic and Vocational Support
  • Risk Assessment
  • Referral and Linkage
  • Wrap around Support
  • Community Engagement and Outreach
  • Wellness Activities
  • Art, Music and Dance Therapy and Classes
  • Substance Use Prevention
  • Recreational Activities

 

 

 

  • Crisis Intervention and Management
  • Peer Support
  • Coping skills coaching, including help-seeking and accepting behaviors
  • Post-prevention Support

 

 

 

 

ABOUT:

RISE Life Services’ Enrichment Experience Suicide Prevention Program (EESPP) offers an on-line application to aide Mental Health support groups for “at-risk youths and young adults.”   Our network of partnerships and relationships with NYS, Suffolk County, hospitals, clinics, school districts, and other providers afford us the unique opportunity to connect people to appropriate and meaningful services and care.

Our Enrichment Experience Suicide Prevention Program (EESPP) specifically serves youth and young adults up to age 24 who are at risk for suicide and who are either Hispanic/Latino, Black/ African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaskan Native or LGBTQI+ and living in Suffolk County, NY.

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger of hurting themselves or others, call 911.

Rise Life Services: Enrichment Experience Suicide Prevention Program
901 E. Main Street – Suite 508, Riverhead, NY 11901

631-727-6220 ext 293 | enrichmentexperience@riselifeservices.org

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