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Telling someone you understand could save a life

A person commits suicide in Michigan every 7 minutes.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Did you know that on average, a person commits suicide in Michigan every 7 minutes? The shocking statistic is one that a local non-profit named i understand is working to change.

Pink Heart Day for Mental Health is in recognition of suicide awareness day. Pink Heart Day takes place all day long at Rosa Parks Circle and ends Monday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m.

Everyone there will be singing "Lean On Me" -- as a reminder that everyone needs someone to understand and to lean on when they are having thoughts of suicide.

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