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SCA student body breaks mental health stigma | Local

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — Although football season ended in the fall, Tiger Stadium at Southern Columbia Area School District buzzed with activity and laughter on Friday.

In an effort to create more long-standing, meaningful relationships and combat the stigma surrounding mental health, the entirety of Southern Columbia’s student body gathered for a third consecutive “Save-A-Life” day.


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