Out of the Darkness Raleigh County Community Walk


BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)- September is National Suicide Prevention month and a week from Saturday, a walk is being held to bring about awareness and shed light on mental health issues.

The American Foundation for suicide prevention will be sponsoring the walk


The walk is Saturday, September 15th and begins at 6pm at the Beckley- Raleigh County Convention Center.


For more information on how to become involved with the Beckley Community Walk you can contact: Walk Andrea Washington at 304.972.7362 or


Help create a world without suicide while honoring those lost along the way and also supporting those who have a personal lived experience.

If you, or someone you know is in crisis: Please reach out to the National Suicide Prevention LifeLine at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK).



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