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Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Sep 05, 2017

Post by Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications and Marketing Specialist

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 43,000 people die from suicide every year. That’s roughly 121 suicides a day. We want that number to drop to zero. That’s why we’re reminding you to pay extra attention to the feelings and behaviors of yourself and others.

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Hurricane Harvey: Best Buy Spikes Water Costs

Aug 30, 2017

Post by Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications and Marketing Specialist

Company Best Buy has apologized for predatory price-gouging in the wake of Hurricane Harvey after selling $42 packs of bottled water and $28 bottles of Smart Water in Houston.

In Texas, this action is not only against the law, it carries some major fines. 

Learn more here

 

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Hurricane Harvey: Joel Osteen Late to Help

Aug 30, 2017

Post by Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications and Marketing Specialist

Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch wasn’t open to flood victims days into Hurricane Harvey, and now the wealthy pastor is in hot water over the selfish nature of the decision to keep the church’s doors closed to evacuees during those intense first few days. 

Learn more here.   

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