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Ironwood to recognize Suicide Prevention Week


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IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission adopted a resolution by Mayor Kim Corcoran that recognizes Sept. 4-10 as National Suicide Prevention Week at their regular meeting on Monday.

“Suicide is the 10th leading cause of all deaths in the United States and the second leading cause for ages 15-24 and second leading cause of death for college students. Whereas Michigan lost over 1,444 lives last year to suicide, Gogebic County has the 12th highest per capita rate of Michigan’s 83 counties,” Corcoran said.

Corcoran read her proclamation in its entirety...