|SUICIDE: More common than you think... More preventable than you know!|
For help call:
Chemung County Crisis Program (607.737.5369) or National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1.800.273.TALK)
Walk a Mile In My Shoes is a community-wide suicide awareness event.
Our 12th annual walk will be on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 9:00 am -1:00 pm at Eldridge Park in Elmira.
Note: Parking lots are accessible by taking the Clemens Center Parkway to Woodlawn Avenue, or using either College Ave. or Grand Central Ave. to access Eldridge Park Rd. Please leave ample travel time before the event to allow for traffic and parking. Link to MAP
Pre-registration is highly encouraged to guarantee a t-shirt and lunch. The link to the left under "registration" will close on April 28th. After that date you will need to register the morning of the Walk at 9 am.
There are many opportunities to get involved:
Be a Team Captain and organize a team of walkers
For Walk a Mile updates:
Kevin Briggs of the California Highway Patrol has saved countless lives at this famous landmark. This moving story is above.
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Are you concerned about someone that may be suicidal? Help is now available at the national suicide hotline via facebook.
Surviving suicide can be a powerful message.
Listen to the Terry Wise story: A Suicide Attempt Survivor
Read the book Suicide: The Forever Decision
To help save lives, the best-selling book Suicide the Forever Decision, For those Thinking about Suicide and for Those who Know, Love and Counsel Them, by Paul Quinnett, Ph.D. is herewith made available in a free electronic format to anyone in the world who wishes to read it or share it with others. Courtesy of the QPR Institute. Click the following link to read this online book: http://www.qprinstitute.com/Foreverweb.html
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