Welcome to the Delaware Out of the Darkness Experience and Program Info Page

#BeTheVoice of suicide prevention in Delaware

While our Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, our mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed. We are a strong and resilient community, united in our effort to fight suicide, raise awareness, educate our communities, support those who have lost loved ones, and support those with lived experience. We invite you to join us on October 17 for the Delaware Out of the Darkness Experiences. Instead of gathering for a big event, we encourage you to walk to fight suicide with friends and family (following CDC guidelines) in your neighborhood, in parks, or on your treadmill. If walking is not your thing, do whatever you enjoy – it is YOUR experience. We want to keep you up-to-date with the most current information so be sure to sign up for any of the Out of the Darkness Experiences listed below and join us!

We are always #TogetherToFightSuicide

  

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  Please select one of the Out of the Darkness Experiences from the list below to get registered.

October 17, Dover Experience

October 17, Wilmington Experience

Event Schedule:

September 8, 7 pm – Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention. More details HERE. Registration required.

September 9, 7 pm – It’s Real: College Students and Mental Health. More details HERE. Registration required.

September 10, 6 pm – Research Connection with Dr. Holly C. Wilcox from Johns Hopkins University – If suicide is a major public health problem why aren’t we treating it like one? More details HERE. Registration required.

September 10, 8 pm – On World Suicide Prevention Day, we light a candle near a window at 8 PM to show support for suicide prevention, remember a lost loved one, and honor suicide loss and suicide attempt survivors.

October 22, 7pm – Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention. More details HERE. Registration required.

November 12, 7pm – Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention. More details HERE. Registration required.

November 21, 10 am – Survivor Day, an event about healing and connecting with other suicide loss survivors. More details HERE. Registration required. Must be 18 years plus.

For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Kat Olbrich 
Contact Phone: 202-770-8973 
Contact Email: kolbrich@afsp.org

For a list of all upcoming events and educational trainings, visit www.afsp.org/delaware

Delaware State Fact Sheet:


Delaware Chapter Contact:

Kat Olbrich | Area Director | 202-770-8973 | kolbrich@afsp.org

 

Want to be involved with our Delaware Chapter? If you're interested in learning more please complete our online volunteer form HERE and someone from our chapter will contact you! 

Thank You for Supporting AFSP!

About the AFSP Delaware Chapter

The grassroots work we do focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by: delivering innovative prevention programs, educating the public about risk factors and warning signs, raising funds for suicide research and programs, and reaching out to those individuals who have lost someone to suicide.

As a part of AFSP’s growing nationwide network of chapters, we bring together people from all backgrounds who want to prevent suicide in our communities. Families and friends who have lost someone to suicide, vulnerable individuals, mental health professionals, clergy, educators, students, community/business leaders, and many others energize our chapters.

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