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SUICIDE PREVENTION

Matt Kjelland Memorial Run helps to raise money for mental health initiatives and suicide prevention programs.
The following is a letter to the editor submitted to the newspaper by a reader. It does not necessarily reflect the views of the Echo Press. To submit a letter, send it to aedenloff@echopress.com or Echo Press, P.O. Box 549, Alexandria, MN 56308.
The following is a letter to the editor submitted to the newspaper by a reader. It does not necessarily reflect the views of the Echo Press. To submit a letter, send it to aedenloff@echopress.com or Echo Press, P.O. Box 549, Alexandria, MN 56308.
"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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