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The mission of Suicide Prevention & Crisis Service is to promote   
constructive responses to crisis and trauma and to prevent violence -to self and others - through direct support and community education.

 Meet the Staff 

Micaela Corazón, Crisisline Director
Micaela received her undergraduate degree from California State University. Having worked in the field of HIV/AIDS Education and Advocacy for seventeen years in California, she moved to Ithaca in 2000 with her life partner. Before coming to SPCS, she was the Regional Director for AIDS WORK and then the Program Director for Community Dispute Resolution Center. For several years, Micaela was a volunteer at SPCS.  She is currently working on a book of short stories about her 22 years in San Francisco. 

Lee-Ellen Marvin, Executive Director and Director of Education and Interactive Arts        
Lee-Ellen Marvin has worked in the nonprofit and academic sector for many years as an educator and arts administrator. As professional storyteller, she tells stories that reflect her interest in self-knowledge and community life to children, teens and adults. Her dissertation for a Ph.D. in Folklore and Folklife (University of Pennsylvania, 2003) explored narratives of immigration and identity in the South Asian-American community in Philadelphia.

Sheila McCue, LMSW
Director of After-Trauma Services
Sheila McCue, LMSW, born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, was introduced to the Social Justice movement through work with the United Farm Workers of America, leading to a 20 year career in community organizing.  Moving to Ithaca with her family in 1991, Sheila worked as Program Coordinator with the Southside Community Center and Volunteer Coordinator for several years at Hospicare.  Receiving her MSW in 2000, Sheila has worked as a psychotherapist for 13 years, currently in private practice alongside of her work with Suicide Prevention.