Man’s body found near Durango Dog Park

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Man’s body found near Durango Dog Park

Police do not suspect foul play
The body of an elderly man was found Thursday morning under a pedestrian bridge over Lightner Creek at the Durango Dog Park.
The Durango Police Department does not suspect foul play in the death of an elderly man found Thursday morning under a pedestrian bridge at the Durango Dog Park.

Man’s body found near Durango Dog Park

The body of an elderly man was found Thursday morning under a pedestrian bridge over Lightner Creek at the Durango Dog Park.
The Durango Police Department does not suspect foul play in the death of an elderly man found Thursday morning under a pedestrian bridge at the Durango Dog Park.
Suicide prevention resources

Help for people having suicidal thoughts or for those who fear a person is considering killing himself can be found from these sources:

Axis Health System: 24-hour hotline at 247-5245.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: (800) 273-TALK (8255) or text “TALK” to 741741.

RED Nacional de PrevencióN Del Suicidio: (888) 628-9454.

National Crisis text Hotline: 741741

Fort Lewis College Counseling Center: 247-7212.

Boys Town Hotline: (800) 448-3000.

Safe2Tell Colorado: (877) 542-7233 or online at https://safe2tell.org.

Colorado Crisis Support Line: (844) 493-8255 or text “TALK” to 38255 or online at www.coloradocrisisservices.org to access a live chat available in 17 languages. The line has mental-health professionals available to talk to adults or youths about any crisis, 24 hours a day.

Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386. Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth via online chat, text or phone.

Second Wind Fund: (720) 962-0706. This is not a crisis hotline, but the fund is available to youths who face social or financial barriers to crisis counseling. The organization requires a referral by a school counselor or mental-health professional.

Survivors Support GrouP: Heartbeat of Durango meets from 6 to 8 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month at the Grief Center, 2243 Main Ave., second floor. Contact Janna for information at 749-1673.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Colorado chapter information available at https://afsp.org/chapter/afsp-colorado/

For Men: A website for adult men contemplating suicide, who often are unwilling to seek help, is available at www.mantherapy.org.

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