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Clinical Services to Host Out of the Darkness Community Walk April 30

Out of the Darkness Community WalkMarch 23, 2017

KUTZTOWN, Pa. - Kutztown University Clinical Services will host an Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Awareness and Prevention on Sunday, April 30, from 5 - 7 p.m. The walk, which is in its third year, will take place on the DMZ, located on the south side of campus between Old Main and the South Dining Hall. All proceeds benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

With programs and events in all 50 states, walkers will be joining thousands of students across the country in raising money to bring mental health and suicide out of the darkness. AFSP is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.

Out of the Darkness Walk official t-shirts as well as many information tables on suicide prevention will be provided for walkers at the event.

To register online visit http://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=4568. Walkers are also able to register on the day of the walk between 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. All pre-registered and walk up registrants must check-in the day of the walk.

For more information contact Kathy Loomis at kloomis@Kutztown.edu or 484-646-5927.