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Annual Suicide/Depression Awareness Walk Sunday, Sept. 26

Contact: Kylie Cole (

ORONO — The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s research initiatives will benefit from a University of Maine fundraising event scheduled for Sunday Sept. 26.

The annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk is set to begin at 2 p.m., with registration starting at 1 p.m.  Staff from the UMaine Counseling Center are organizing the event, intended to raise money for research while also increasing awareness of issues related to suicide and depression.

The walk, which is open to members of the public, will include an opening ceremony and a non-competitive 5K walk through the UMaine campus and surrounding areas.

To register to walk or donate visit:

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