Out of the Darkness walk to promote suicide prevention

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on August 28, 2012 at 11:36 AM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 28 at 1:01 PM

VIRGINIA BEACH-- A walk to help prevent suicide by promoting good mental health takes place September 8 at Mount Trashmore in Va. Beach.

More than 3100 people took part in the 2011 Out of the Darkness Community Walk.

The Hampton Roads Survivors Of Suicide Support Group wants to raise awareness of the treatable disease of depression, to prevent the tragedy of suicide and to remember loved ones lost.

2012 is the 7th annual walk. For more information, call Chris Gilchrist at 757-483-5111 or go to the Hampton Roads Survivors Of Suicide Support Group website.

In case of bad weather, the event will take place on September 15 at Mount Trashmore.

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