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A Londonderry man finds the strength to fight suicide;  influences others with his story

A Londonderry man finds the strength to fight suicide; influences others with his story

Rob Aronofsky has been many things in his life – athlete, coach, correctional officer, influencer – but the foundation of Aronofsky’s life has been his strength. Take one look at Aronofsky and you can tell he’s physically strong, but at his current stage in life he’s focusing on his mental toughness. “The last three years …

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A Legacy of Healthy Bones: The Story of Mary Alice Bone Adamson

A Legacy of Healthy Bones: The Story of Mary Alice Bone Adamson

from the editor Note: In preparation for the 150 Centennial Celebration honoring 150 years since the founding of Jacksonville, a series of articles will be published about notable figures in the city’s history. The study and practice of medicine has played a part in Mary Alice Bone Adamson’s life for as long as she can …

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Codie Brewer with his mother, Jenn Brewer, in 2015. Codie died by suicide aged 29 in 2021.

New York mother hopes her son’s story will save others

To note:The following story references themes such as suicide, self-harm, and trauma. Support resources for people in crisis or having suicidal thoughts and those who know someone in crisis can be found at the bottom of this story. Codie Brewer made her first call seeking depression and anxiety counseling in 2019, but never saw a …

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Lyndsey Fennelly will be the keynote speaker at the Story County Mental Health Expo, a free event being held Tuesday at Memorial Union in Ames.

Lyndsey Fennelly shares her personal mental health story at the Ames exhibit

Lyndsey Fennelly seems to have it all. She is beloved as a former standout basketball player at Iowa State University. She is a successful businesswoman. She is the mother of two adorable children. And she’s married to Iowa State assistant basketball coach Billy Fennelly, who she’s been with since 2003, when she was a freshman …

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