Raising funds for suicide prevention

September 8, 2014 3:24 PM

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Raising funds for suicide prevention

A person dies by suicide every 13.7 minutes in the United States, claiming more than 38,000 lives each year. The Lyon County Area American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hopes to decrease that number by raising awareness and funds for suicide prevention.

Suicide Prevention Day is Sept. 10. That day the Mrs. Doubtfire Challenge is taking place at The Earl Center, 1601 State St. at 6:30 p.m. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is honoring the late Robin Williams with the iconic #DoubtfireFace. For a suggested $10 donation, people can wear a...

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