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Out of the Darkness Walk
September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The University of Maine at Machias Counseling Center will organize several events in September in recognition of National Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month.
The annual Out of the Darkness Walk will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23 at the Machias Chamber of Commerce and will end with a candlelight vigil at Bad Little Falls Park. The walk is held in hundreds of cities nationwide each year to raise awareness of suicide prevention and reduce stigma surrounding suicide. Attendance will be limited to 25 registered participants, who will be asked to wear face masks and practice social distancing. To register, for more information, or to request a reasonable accommodation, call 207.255.1343.