5K Walk to raise funds for suicide prevention


Miami University Student Counseling Services and the Suicide Prevention Team will host an “Out of the Darkness” 5K walk to honor lives lost and spread awareness about suicide prevention 2 p.m. Oct. 16.

Registration begins at 1 p.m. at Uptown Park. A DJ will perform at a ceremony following the walk at 3 p.m.

All funds will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. According to the foundation’s site, suicide is the 12th leading cause of death since 2020 with an average of 130 suicide deaths per day in the U.S.