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Semicolon Project brings mental health, suicide discussion to Wyoming

 

March 8, 2016



WORLAND — A nationwide movement to bring a voice to those suffering in silence from mental illness, substance abuse and suicide has come to Wyoming. The idea is call Project Semicolon.

A semicolon is used when an author could have ended a sentence with a period, but didn’t. Simply put, you are the author —and your life is the sentence, according to a press release from the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming (PMOW).

The semicolon is a reminder to pause, breathe and keep going.

Some 5,500 semicolon pins have been distributed across the state in a partnership between the PMOW...



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