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Patrick Arena was diagnosed with depression 17 years ago and is celebrating 29 years of sobriety. Arena is a peer specialist at Greenbriar Treatment Center.

Celeste Van Kirk/Observer-Reporter Barb Ruschak and Kevin Morris who are starting a support group in Greene County for families who have loved ones with mental illness. In front of the Greene County Courthouse on Friday, June 17, 2016.

Photo courtesy of Alexandria Taylor Bentworth School District Superintendent Scott Martin is shown with graduate Alexandria Taylor during commencement June 2. Taylor graduated with a diploma from Brownsville Area School District but chose to participate in Bentworth's graduation ceremonies because of her enrollment in the partial program there.

Celeste Van Kirk/Observer-Reporter Kami Meyer hugs the family dog, Shae.

Celeste Van Kirk/Observer-Reporter Kristina Meyer washes dishes as her husband, Michael, comforts and interacts with Kami as she withdraws.

Celeste Van Kirk/Observer-Reporter Kami Meyer loves to feed her guinea pig,Ginger.

Celeste Van Kirk/Observer-Reporter Kami Meyer, 8, counts on her fingers while doing math flash cards with a family friend at her home in Eighty Four on May 28.

Celeste Van Kirk/Observer-Reporter Kami Meyer, right, plays cards with her brother, Brennan, as her mother, Kristina, and sister Ashlyn watch at their home in Eighty Four.

Celeste Van Kirk/Observer-Reporter Kami Meyer, left, sits next to her brother, Brennan, as the family plays cards at their home in Eighty Four on May 28.

Celeste Van Kirk/Observer-Reporter Kami Meyer withdraws and loses interest in her surroundings after breakfast at the family's home in Eighty Four.

Michele Scuro, left, and Molly Held hold a photo of their sister, Monica Held, at their home in Bulger recently.

Michele Scuro holds one of the books Monica inscribed to niece Gia Scuro.

A family photo of the Held family: Jim, Peggy, Monica, Michele and Molly.