NSU will host Suicide Awareness, Prevention vigil Sept. 13, 5K Sept. 23

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NATCHITOCHES – September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month.

Northwestern State University’s Office of Counseling & Career Services will host a Suicide Prevention and Awareness Candlelight Vigil from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13 at Chaplin’s Lake across from Prather Coliseum.  The event is being held in memory of those lost to suicide and those who loved them.  The event is open to the public.

The NSU Counseling Center will present a Suicide Awareness 5K Walk/Run Thursday, Sept. 23 beginning at Collins Pavilion. Registration will begin at 4 p.m. with the race beginning at 5 p.m.  There is no cost to participate.  The first 50 students to register will receive a free t-shirt.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Flores at eflores257794@nsula.edu.