BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Friday morning on Wake Up, we discussed mental health and what members of our community are doing to help others.

Kate Glaser from Hope Rises, Melinda DuBois, the executive director of Mental Health Advocates of WNY and Jennifer Picone, the corporate wellness manager of Independent Health, joined us to talk about the following:

  • Yogathon
  • Suicide Prevention Month
  • The work of the Mental Health Advocates of WNY in the community

Learn more in the videos above and below.

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Tara Lynch is a Buffalo native who joined the News 4 team as a reporter in 2022. She previously worked at WETM in Elmira, N.Y., a sister station of News 4. You can follow Tara on Facebook and Twitter and find more of her work here.

Evan Anstey is an Associated Press Award and Emmy-nominated digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here and follow him on Twitter.