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Light up the dark: Bring mental health first aid to struggling souls

One out of four of us has a mental illness,” said Barry Groesch, who works at Linden Oaks Hospital at Edward and coordinates the Naperville facility’s Mental Health First Aid training sessions.

In the three years since the program was launched, 3,608 people have completed the eight-hour training in 184 classes taught by 51 instructors who work through about 32 entities — from the Samaritan Interfaith Counseling Center to the Naperville Police Department, the Naperville Public Libraries to all of the local school districts, attorneys to social workers.

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