'Review warning signs of suicide'

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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. I encourage everyone to review the warning signs so that you may help a loved one. You may review the information at www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Please reach out to someone who has lost a loved one to suicide. In order to move forward with their healing process they are in need of our help and compassion.

I would like to thank all the Rock County organizations that work so hard to help prevent these terrible tragedies. One tragedy is one too many.

I would also like to give special recognition to the following organizations that do a tremendous job in suicide prevents.

• Rock County Communications Center, 911

• Rock County first responders, law enforcement

• Rock County fire protections and paramedics/EMS

• Rock County hospitals and all mental health professionals

• Rock County crisis intervention services and Rock County Human Services

• Rock County schools, youth groups and media

• Rock County NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

I appreciate your dedication and superb assistance in helping save lives.

Tony Farrell, Sr.

Volunteer Director

Suicide Prevention Network

and Safety Series, Rock County

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