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Event hopes to raise suicide awareness by “lighting up” Angels Park

EVANSDALE, Iowa (KWWL) – In honor of National Suicide Awareness Day a group will gather at Angels Park in Evansdale for a special ceremony.

The event is set to start at 7:30 PM on Tuesday.

On the event’s Facebook page, organizers say the goal is to let those battling mental illness know that they’re not alone. Candles and phones will be used to help “light up the park.”

You can read statistics on suicide here.

If you or someone you know needs help please reach out to the Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

 

Taylor Vessel

Multimedia Reporter

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