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In an effort to unite our field and elevate awareness of our partner’s efforts, please check out a listing below of some of the events occurring during National Suicide Prevention Month and National Suicide Prevention Week. To add your event to the listing, please complete the events submission form.

September
1
2017

Tragically, we lose 22 veterans and active duty service members to suicide every day. On September 1, we will honor these men and women who have died by suicide at a special wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. Join us at 12 p.m. on Friday

Event Date(s): September 1, 2017

Event Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Event Organizer(s): American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

September
1- 15
2017

A 400+ mile walk across Wyoming to raise awareness of suicide prevention and spread the message of hope. Our goal is help communities mobilize local events as we arrive in their town to support community capacity building and connect partners.

Event Date(s): September 1, 2017 - September 15, 2017

Event Time: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Event Organizer(s): Walk Across WY

September
8- 10
2017

In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day (9/10), the second weekend in September (9/8-9/10), the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention invites faith communities across the nation to join together in a National Day of Prayer for Faith, Hope, & Life, praying for those whose

Event Date(s): September 8, 2017 - September 10, 2017

Event Organizer(s): Action Alliance's Faith Communities Task Force

September
12- 12
2017

The podcast focuses on the importance of strategy, especially when it comes to crisis response. Podcast presenters will discuss how awareness and educational efforts are necessary but not sufficient for true cultural change.

Event Date(s): September 12, 2017 - September 12, 2017

Event Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Event Organizer(s): Sally Spencer-Thomas

September
12- 12
2017

Tune in on 9/12 at 7 pm ET for a great chat with Frank Warren to discuss #ReasonsISpeak about mental health and suicide prevention. Frank Warren is the founder of PostSecret whose TED Talk is one of the most watched ever and also a member of the Active Minds Speakers Bureau.

Event Date(s): September 12, 2017 - September 12, 2017

Event Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Event Organizer(s): Active Minds

September
12- 13
2017

Join AFSP, The Trevor Project, NAMI and others for a Twitter Chat about how YOU can #StopSuicide. Join the conversation by using the hashtag #stopsuicide

Event Date(s): September 12, 2017 - September 13, 2017

Event Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Event Organizer(s): American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

September
15- 15
2017

Kay Warren, co-founder of Saddleback Church along with her husband, Rick, lost their son, Matthew, in 2013 to suicide. On Friday (9/15), join Kay at 10:00am PST for a Facebook Live Q&A where she will answer your questions related to suicide and grief. Submit questions: http://bit.ly/2eTGc2N

Event Date(s): September 15, 2017 - September 15, 2017

Event Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Event Organizer(s): Kay Warren

September
16- 16
2017

Out of the Darkness Community Walks are held in hundreds of cities across the country, they give people the courage to open up about their own struggle or loss, and the platform to change our culture’s approach to mental health.

Event Date(s): September 16, 2017 - September 16, 2017

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Event Organizer(s): American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Utah Chapter

September
19- 19
2017

On September 19, the Mississippi Department of Mental Health will host the state’s first Suicide Prevention Symposium. Speakers include topics on a variety of subjects including military, older adults, suicide prevention legislation in schools, personal stories of people affected by suicide, and

Event Date(s): September 19, 2017 - September 19, 2017

Event Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Event Organizer(s): Mississippi Department of Mental Health

September
23- 23
2017

3rd annual walk for suicide prevention.Starts and ends at Mound city bank in Platteville,Wisconsin.

Event Date(s): September 23, 2017 - September 23, 2017

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Event Organizer(s): Patti & terry Cullen