From: Kelly Kirby
Suicide takes an enormous toll on families, friends, co-workers, schools and entire communities. By educating the public to recognize the symptoms of depression, especially in teenagers, we can help reduce suicide and save lives.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is conducting one of their Out of the Darkness Community Walks here in Winona on September 29 to raise much needed funds for prevention and education programs. A portion of the funds raised will support distribution of AFSP’s new educational film ‘More than sad: teen depression’ to area high schools. The film will help educate both students and teachers about teen depression and how to get help.
We need to do more to prevent suicide, and you can help. To get involved in the Out of the Darkness Community Walk visit www.outofthedarkness.org.