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Mental Health News Update: April 15-21 2011

Here's a look at some of the mental health headlines for the week of April 15-21, 2011.

  • On Thursday, April 21, 2011 the Amherst Daily News wrote an article about the ‘Minds in Motion Walk’ that will take place on May 4th 2011 to raise funds for mental health. This will be the 4th annual walk to raise money for mental health.

  • Also on Thursday the West Carleton EMC reported on the ‘Do it for Daron’ event which raises funds to develop tools to assist in youth mental health.

  • The Pincher Creek Echo wrote an article on Thursday taking issue to the high rate of suicides in Canada due to mental health and encouraging people to speak up about their difficulties.

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