Walk to Fight Suicide at the Out of the Darkness Walk this Saturday
The Idaho chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is hosting the Treasure Valley Out of the Darkness Walk this Saturday, September 30.
The walk will raise awareness and funds for the AFSP to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate, and support survivors and families of suicide loss.
The walk is this Saturday, September 30 at Julius Kleiner Memorial Park in Meridian. Check-in and “day of” registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m.
Find out more about the walk, AFSP, suicide prevention, and register for the walk HERE.
Losing someone to suicide or struggling with mental illness can make you feel like you are alone. Wearing a color based on your connection will help unite you with the community and show that you are not alone.
WHITE – LOST A CHILD
RED – LOST A SPOUSE OR PARTNER GOLD – LOST A PARENT
ORANGE – LOST A SIBLING
PURPLE – LOST A RELATIVE OR FRIEND
SILVER – LOST FIRST RESPONDER / MILITARY
GREEN – STRUGGLED PERSONALLY
BLUE – SUPPORT THE CAUSE
TEAL – FRIENDS AND FAMILY OF SOMEONE WHO STRUGGLES
If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741-741.