Walk Around Warsaw Raises Mental Health Awareness (2016)

WARSAW — It’s O.K. to have mental health issues, even if they’re hard for families to discuss. A group of people walked throughout the village Thursday with a purpose — the 10th annual Wyoming County Suicide Prevention Awareness walk, in which participants wear yellow shirts to raise awareness. Some people in attendance have been affected…

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Memory Tree of Life (2016)

WARSAW — Andrea Aldinger, committee chair, watches as Kathy Blakeslee of Wyoming places her remembrance dove on the tree. Blakeslee’s son was 16 when he committed suicide in 2000. Blakeslee had originated the Memory Tree of Life idea in Wyoming County, after seeing similar memory trees on the web. She’s a member of the coalition’s…

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