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Dayton Out of the Darkness Walk
Past Event - Sunday, October 20, 2019
This page may be updated if the event is repeated
Oakwood High School
1200 Far Hills Ave., Dayton, OH 45419 [map it]

Walk to honor loved ones. Walk to raise funds. Walk to save lives. Hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Dayton Out of the Darkness Walk

The goal of AFSP is to decrease suicide rate by 20% by 2025

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

The event will be held Sunday, October 20, at 2 p.m. at Oakwood High School, 1200 Far Hills Ave.  Registration is at 1 p.m. For more information go to

In the United States, a person dies by suicide every 13.7 minutes, claiming more than 38,000 lives each year. It is estimated that an attempt is made every minute, with close to one million people attempting suicide annually. Suicide is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. among adults 18-65, the second leading cause of death among teens and young adults, and individuals ages 65 and older account for 16 percent of all suicide deaths. This is a public health issue that does not discriminate by age, gender, ethnicity, or socio-economic status. Walk to save lives, find an event near you and register today!

AFSP funds research aimed at improving our understanding of suicide and ways to prevent it as well as educational programs to increase awareness about prevention, warning signs and the psychiatric illnesses that can lead to suicide.Walk to raise funds, find an event near you and register today!

Suicide is a national health problem that takes an enormous toll on family, friends, co-workers, and the entire community. AFSP provides opportunities for survivors of suicide loss to get involved through a wide variety of educational, outreach, awareness, advocacy and fundraising programs. Walk to honor loved ones and register today!

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    Oakwood High School
    1200 Far Hills Ave.
    Dayton, OH 45419
    [Get Map]
    Call: (937) 297-5325
    Oakwood High School is part of the Oakwood City School District, Montgomery County, Ohio.

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