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Athletes Support ‘Break the Stigma’ of Mental Health; Awareness Efforts Underway


By Jannelle Cioffi

Westford Academy Varsity and Junior Varsity Lacrosse players, June 3, dedicated their game to mental health awareness and to break the stigma in mental health and raised $700 for St. Vincent de Paul.
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The Westford Academy lacrosse players handed out Mental health awareness t-shirts to their team as well as the varsity and J.V. players from Concord-Carlisle.  At the end of the game both teams stood in unity and did so to bring awareness to the mental health struggles of teenagers and young adults.