HaysMed Helps Sponsor Out of the Darkness Walk to Raise Awareness About Suicide
Hays, Kansas (Sept 11, 2017)- HaysMed, part of the University of Kansas Health System, is a Bronze Level Sponsor of the Hays Out of the Darkness Walk to be held on September 16 in Hays.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention are the leaders in the right against suicide. They established Out of the Darkness Walks to raise awareness 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 core of the Out of the Darkness Walks, the Community Walks created a movement and 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.
The 2017 Walk in Hays will be held September 16 at the Municipal Park. Check in/Registration begins at 12:00 noon and the Walk begins at 1:00 pm. To register or for more information go to https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=5017 or call 785-543-1963.
HaysMed ‘s Psychiatric Associates also offers treatment for a variety of mental health issues including suicide prevention. For more information go to https://www.haysmed.com/psychiatry/