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SUICIDE PREVENTION

"If you are worried about yourself, a family member, or a friend, know that caring help is available. There is hope. People can now call or text 988 to be connected to a trained counselor. "
Event is Sept. 29 in Mankato.
Program offered by ISU Extension.
"Minding Our Elders" columnist Carol Bradley Bursack hears from a reader whose friend, a longtime caregiver for his wife with dementia, died by suicide.

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