Activities in Georgia for Suicide Prevention Day and Month

September Suicide Prevention Month



September 5 - September 11, 2016, is Suicide Prevention Week and the month of September is observed as Suicide Prevention Month.  There are many ways to participate in Suicide Prevention month. Here is a list of activities so that you can go out and support or volunteer to help with events that are in your community!  Or even learn what you could bring to your community!! There could be more activities, so contact the folks in your county and see what they may have planned! You can make a difference!


September 10, 2016 World Suicide Prevention Day Events and Activities

9am - noon


BB&T Park

Downtown Calhoun, GA

9am - 11am

Coweta County Suicide Awareness and Prevention Walk

Newnan Utilities, Carl Miller Park

Newnan, GA

For more information


Dalton Out of the Darkness Community Walk

Edwards Park

Dalton, GA

For more information


In Our Own Voice Mental Health Education Presentation

Crescent Pines Hospital

Stockbridge, GA

For more information


Will to Live Foundation presents: 


Northview High School

Johns Creek, GA

For more information 





Suicide Prevention Month/Week  Events & Activities

Get out and support the passionate advocates that are out there working hard to create awareness in your community!  

September 3

1pm - 2:30pm

Suicide Prevention Series 

for Parents and Kids

Hampton Park Library/ Forsyth County Public Library

Cumming, GA


September 4

3pm - 5:30pm

Suicide Prevention Series 

for Parents and Kids

Post Road Library / Forsyth County Public Library

Cumming, GA


September 7

Suicide: Mythbusters

Gordon State College

Barnesville, GA


September 8

Clayton State Suicide Prevention Awareness

Clayton State University

Morrow, GA

September 17

8am - all day

4th Annual Brandon's Key Hits For Life 

 Softball Tournament

Meade Memorial Park

Peachtree City, GA

For more information

September 17

Savannah Out of the Darkness Community Walk

Lake Mayer Park

Savannah, GA

For more information

September 17

Warner Robins Out of the Darkness Community Walk

Fountain Park / Wellston Trails

Warner Robins, GA

For more information


September 19-20

Toward Zero Suicide College & University Conference

Open to all colleges throughout GA

For more information

Macon, GA


September 23

10am - 12pm

Suicide Prevention and Survivor Services

Closed Event

 Calhoun, GA


September 25

Augusta Out of the Darkness Community Walk,  Augusta Canal Towpath

For more information

September 26

12pm - 4pm

Barnes and Noble Book Signing / Awareness event

Rome, GA

September 26

6pm - 8pm

Choosing Hope, Finding Joy NAMI Rome Awareness Event 

Rome, GA

Download the Flyer

September 29

6:30pm - 8pm

Suicide Prevention Series for Parents and Kids

 Sharon Forks Library, Forsyth County Public Library

Cumming, Ga

October 1

10am - 1pm

The Healing Journey: Finding your way  after a Loss by Suicide

Milledgeville, GA

Download the Flyer

If you have any questions about any particular event, you may email

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The Church at Chapelhill - Atlanta Campus Saturday, Dec. 19, 10a.m.-12. 
4330 Washington Road, Atlanta, GA

DeKalb County will host its latest free food distribution event this weekend, handing out a total of about 3,700 boxes of meat and produce to residents in need.

Each package of food will include a 20-pound box of fruit and vegetables and a bag of ground beef or chicken hindquarters.


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