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  • Speak Up Walk raises awareness, destigmatizes teen suicide

    The Speak Up walk in Leawood on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, raised awareness of teen suicide and mental illness and encouraged people to talk openly about the issue. Proceeds from the walk will be used for a teen mental health campaign through Speak Up, Jewish Family Services and the Greater Kansas City Mental Health Coalition.

The Speak Up walk in Leawood on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, raised awareness of teen suicide and mental illness and encouraged people to talk openly about the issue. Proceeds from the walk will be used for a teen mental health campaign through Speak Up, Jewish Family Services and the Greater Kansas City Mental Health Coalition. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
The Speak Up walk in Leawood on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, raised awareness of teen suicide and mental illness and encouraged people to talk openly about the issue. Proceeds from the walk will be used for a teen mental health campaign through Speak Up, Jewish Family Services and the Greater Kansas City Mental Health Coalition. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star

Mental illness, suicide are focus of walk to raise awareness

October 09, 2016 4:40 PM