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A still taken from the documentary 'Call Me Mental' feature Detroit Lakes graduate Dylan Archer. The documentaries, produced by another Detroit Lakes graduate Joe Olivieri and his business partner, feature various stories of mental illness. The group came back home to Detroit Lakes in January to film the 10-minute episode. SUBMITTED PHOTO

DL grads team up to bring mental illness awareness to light

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To say that Dylan Archer has lived through tough times would be an understatement.

A year ago, he started a blog about what he was going through, originally planned to be a one-time entry.


“The initial blog entry, to be honest, was my suicide note,” he said Tuesday from a coffee shop in Minneapolis. “I went through and told my entire story. I wanted people not to have any reason not to know how I was feeling.”

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