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“Be the Light” Suicide Prevention Walk @ The Pit on the UNC-Chapel Hill Campus
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

September is Suicide Prevention Month.The “Be the Light” Suicide Prevention Awareness Walk will bring awareness to suicide as well as share ways to prevent suicide. The walk will take place at UNC-Chapel Hill, “The Pit” 207 South Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 from 6 to 8 pm. Free parking available at the Cobb Parking Deck.
The walk will begin at UNC’s Pit with a moment of silence. The featured speaker is Rwenshaun Miller, known for his appearances on the Breakfast Club Radio Show and the founder of Eustress, Inc. He ¬¬will share ways to help prevent suicide by learning to recognize the signs and symptoms. As a visual reminder of the 62 Orange County citizens who lost their lives to suicide from 2011 to 2015, 62 pairs of donated shoes will be on display. To donate shoes, contact Kiana Redd at kredd@orangecountync.gov or 919.245.2379. After the walk the shoes will be donated to the Club NOVA Thrift Shop.