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.

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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.