Suicide claims more than 38,000 lives each year in the United States alone, with someone dying by suicide every 13.7 minutes. A suicide attempt is made every minute of every day, resulting in nearly one million attempts made annually.
When you walk in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness Walks, you join efforts with thousands of people nationwide to raise money for AFSP’s vital research and education programs to prevent suicide and save lives. The walks raise awareness about depression and suicide, and provide comfort and assistance to those who have lost someone to suicide. The Milwaukee Out of the Darkness Community Walk will take place in Humboldt Park (3000 S. Howell Ave) on Sunday October 6th. Visit www.outofthedarkness.org to donate or register.
SUICIDE CAN BE PREVENTED. YOU CAN HELP. JOIN THE MOVEMENT.