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Suicide Prevention Volunteers Honored at CONTACT We Care Annual Meeting

Suicide prevention and crisis intervention hotline CONTACT We Care last evening welcomed in its newest class of volunteer listeners and texters while also honoring veteran volunteers who have made exceptional contributions to the organization and its callers.

CONTACT We Care each month responds to more than 1,400 calls and texts from people in crisis and relies on more than 200 trained volunteers to provide an empathetic ear to help them see they have options, according to Joanne Oppelt, the hotline’s executive director.

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