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President and vice president of UMaine student government statement in response to Lewiston shooting

Dear UMaine,

We extend our sincere condolences to all those affected by last night’s tragedy in Lewiston. Maine is a beautiful state with beautiful people. Maine is a tight-knit community and one big small town. While many students hail from other states, our University campus reflects this beloved quality of Maine. While law enforcement officials and first responders continue their work to keep us safe, let us check in on our friends, family, and neighbors. We hold the community of Lewiston in our hearts and minds and will continue to support one another as we learn more about this tragedy. Please find contact information below for helpful resources that you or others may need in navigating this challenging time.

Mental Health & Wellness:
UMaine Counseling Center: 207-581-1392
Cutler Health Center: 207-581-4000

Community & Diversity Resources:
Maine Crisis Hotline: 1-888-568-1112
The Wilson Center: 207-866-4227

Public Safety & Administration:
UMaine Police Department: 207-581-4040
Orono Police Department: 207-866-4000
Old Town Police Department: 207-827-8984
UMaine Student Life: 207-581-1406

Please take care of each other in the coming days.

Most Sincerely,

Michael Delorge
President, University of Maine Student Government

Keegan Tripp,
Vice President, University of Maine Student Government

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