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Commissioners recognize September as National Suicide Prevention Month

September 6, 2016 – the Commissioners joined with representatives from the Worcester County Health Department and Jesse Klump Memorial Fund to recognize September as National Suicide Prevention Month. Those pictured include Caroline Green (front row, from left), Ron Pilling, Kim Klump, Jessica Sexauer, Olivia Holland, and Erin Wooten; and (second row, from left) Commissioners Diana Purnell and Chip Bertino, Monica Martin, Jennifer LaMade, and Brittany Lawton; and (third row, from left) Commissioner Ted Elder, Steven Taylor, and Commissioners Jim Bunting, Joe Mitrecic, and Merrill Lockfaw. Health Department, staff, in partnership with representatives with the Jesse Klump Memorial Fund, strive to end the secrecy in which suicidal thoughts play on a person’s mind by educating caring individuals to recognize the warning signs and take action to save a life. Learn the signs and risk factors for suicide athttp://worcesterhealth.org and http://choosetolivemaryland.org and take part in the Out of the Darkness Walk  to Prevent Suicide
Saturday, Sept. 24, at Caroline Street and the Boardwalk.

Tony Russo
Tony Russohttp://Ossurynot.com
Tony Russo has worked as a print and digital journalist for the better part of the 21st century, writing for and editing regional weeklies and dailies before joining the team that produces OceanCity.com and ShoreCraftBeer.com among other destination websites. In addition to having documented everything from zoning changes to art movements on the Delmarva Peninsula, Tony has written two books on beer for the History Press. Eastern Shore Beer was published in 2014 and Delaware Beer in 2016. He lives in Delmar, Md. with his wife Kelly and the only of his four daughters who hasn't moved out. Together they keep their two dogs comfortable.

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