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November 6, 2011

Every 40 seconds someone in the world commits suicide. 

Every 40 seconds someone in the world commits suicide. 

Once a taboo topic, suicide is now being brought into light as more and more individuals take action to increase suicide prevention awareness throughout their communities.

With a temperature of 45 degrees and the sun in the sky, the second annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk was held Saturday on the University of Mississippi campus. More than 250 individuals participated in the community walk that began in front of the Lyceum and continued through campus for about three miles.

October 10, 2011

On Nov. 5, the University of Mississippi will host the second annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk in the Lyceum Circle.
The walk’s goal is to aid in suicide awareness and prevention. Registration starts at 8 a.m., opening ceremonies begin at 9 a.m., and the 1.5-mile walk through campus starts at 9:30 a.m.  
Following the walk, participants are welcome to enjoy food, live music and conversation as well as hear mental health experts from the university and community speak.  

September 8, 2010

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is holding an “Out of the Darkness” suicide prevention walk November 7 at 1 p.m.

 

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is holding an “Out of the Darkness” suicide prevention walk November 7 at 1 p.m.