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Dave Celone

Dave Celone

Dave Celone works for West Central Behavioral Health, the community behavioral health center for lower Grafton County and Sullivan County with offices in Claremont, Lebanon, and Newport.

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On suicide: It’s no longer an unspeakable word 

By: - September 2, 2022

Depending upon where you look, suicide is either the second or third leading cause of death in America. Suicide is highest among white males, followed by Native Americans, followed by Black males. Overall, suicide is the 12th leading cause of death in the United States, with a suicide occurring about every 11.5 minutes. Suicide is […]

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Commentary: ‘Tis the season – of stress-free giving?

By: and - December 10, 2021

At this time of the year, gift requests arrive in droves. #GivingTuesday. GoFundMe. Facebook fundraisers. Online videos with giving links. Letters, oversized post cards, newsletters, and more. They land in our mail and email inboxes. They stack up in our social media feeds. They come from friends and family members in an overwhelming cacophony of […]