Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Film brings mental health awareness to students and community

By CHARITY SMITH

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IRONWOOD - Area junior/high school students took a field trip to the Historical Ironwood Theatre on Tuesday morning for a screening and discussion on the film " Coming Up for Air; It All Happens in a Moment." The film "focuses on the struggles and the uncertainty that family and friends of a person experiencing mental health issues go through," according to a press release from Gogebic County Community Mental Health.

"It really isn't focused on suicide," said Micki Sorensen, quality improvement coordinator and community liaison for CMH. "That's wha...