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NAMI walk for Jason

July 3, 2015 by Steven Arkin (Register to contact)

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From steve arkin '82

My son passed away from the longstanding effects of uncontrollable major depression by taking his own life while studying engineering at Northwestern. Maine East Alumni have developed a team to walk in his honor at the september 20 National Alliance of Mental Illnesses yearly 5k fundraising event to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of these disorders. Please join me and my family as we participate in this much needed endeavor by following the following link. Thank you in advance - Steve Arkin


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