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For Suicide Prevention Month, community organizations educate on mental health and crisis response

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and community members and organizations throughout Orange County are hosting events to promote awareness and educate residents about mental health.  The Orange County Health Department held an adult mental health first aid training on Sept. 16, and will hold another on Sept. 23. And the Durham County Department of Public Health and the Orange County Health Department will  hold a Suicide Prevention and Awareness Walk on Sept. 29. If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, call the national helpline at 988. The line is available 24/7 via call or text, and is free and confidential.

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2022 Midterms Episode 5: Voting accessibility and campaign spending

In this episode, City & State Assistant Editors Samuel Long and Ethan Horton talk to reporters Maggie McIntyre and Lucy Marques about accessibility barriers to voting as well as campaign spending.  Election Day is less than a week away and early voting ends on Nov. 5. Go vote! This episode was produced by Audio Editor Will Christensen.

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