Cape & Islands Suicide Awareness Walk 2018

April 28th in Orleans - Register online through April 27th

The Barnstable County Human Services Department reports the suicide rate on the Cape and Islands is more than twice the state average, and suicide is now the second leading cause of death for youth ages 14-25. Last year, Sharing Kindness was formed to honor a Nauset high school junior who died by suicide. Over four hundred Cape Codders joined us at the first Suicide Awareness Walk on Cape Cod last year. This year, we are partnering with Cape & Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition and the Samaritans of Cape Cod and the Islands. This walk is open to anyone who has been impacted by the death of a loved one or associate to suicide. Please join us and help us to end the silence and raise awareness of this issue within our community. Thank you!

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018
Walk Location: Eldredge Park - Orleans
Check-in/Registration Time Begins: 4/28/18 at 9:00 am
Walk Begins: 10:00 am
Walk Ends: 12:30 pm

Online registration closes at noon on April 27th; however, walkers may register at the event beginning at 9:00 am. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on