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World Suicide Prevention Day: Tuesday, Tuesday, September 10th at 10 a.m. - 2p.m. Informational tables will be in located in front of the Commons, Guerrieri University Center. Don’t miss out on STAND4YOU S.W.A.G and our Mardi Gras Beads with Meaning table. STAND4YOU will also be raising money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and recruiting walkers for the STAND4YOU team.
Out of the Darkness Walk in Ocean City, MD: Saturday, September 28th at 10:00 a.m., STAND4YOU will be participating in the Ocean City, MD "Out of the Darkness Walk," benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). The Out of the Darkness Community Walks are 3-5 mile walks taking place in hundreds of communities across the country this year, with the proceeds benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). By walking in the Out of the Darkness Community Walks, you will be walking with thousands of other walkers nationwide to raise money for AFSP's vital research and education programs to prevent suicide and save lives, increase national awareness about depression and suicide, and provide support for survivors of suicide loss. In deciding to walk you are taking us a step closer to making suicide prevention a national priority.
Anyone is welcome to join the Salisbury University-STAND4YOU team. The first 200 STAND4YOU team walkers at the event will receive a free STAND4YOU t-shirt. T-shirts will be distributed at 9:30 a.m. sharp at 4 Caroline St. on the boardwalk. Lunch will be available to participants at the “Post-Walk Social” at Tony’s Pizza (RSVP to: email@example.com ). To register for the walk, click on the 'join the team' button on the STAND4YOU fundraising page and contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Transportation will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis (contact email@example.com for more information).
Depression Awareness Month (October): Speakers, Depression Screenings and other activities will be taking place throughout the month of October to increase awareness of Depression and other mental health issues.
STAND4YOU hosts several events throughout the semester to encourage dialogue about mental health issues such as suicide and reduce the stigma associated with seeking treatment. Upcoming events are updated regularly on the STAND4YOU Facebook page and Twitter page. For further information regarding upcoming events, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org