Partnership Carson City is teaming up with the Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention and the Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention for Carson City’s fourth 5k Walk for Suicide Prevention. The walk will be 10 a.m. Sept. 15, beginning at the Bob McFadden Plaza, 223 W. Third St.
Every 12 minutes someone dies by suicide. Suicide is a prevalent issue, especially in Nevada, which is ranked within the top 5 of highest suicide rates. In recognition of National Suicide Prevention Month in September, the walk is aimed at educating the community about the resources available for people suffering from depression and suicidal thoughts, as well as for their families.
If you go:
WHAT: 5k Walk for Suicide Prevention
WHEN: 10 a.m. Sept. 15; registration begins at 9 a.m.
WHERE: Bob McFadden Plaza, 223 W. Third St.
REGISTER: www.nvsuicideprevention.org or morning of the walk
COST: $20, includes T-shirt
MORE INFORMATION: Call Partnership Carson City at 775-841-4730