World Suicide Prevention Day – Memorial Event: Monday September 10th @ Civic Gardens

Please join us for the 7th Annual 
Lifting the Silence Memorial Walk & Ceremony
in honour of World Suicide Prevention Day.

7 pm, Monday, September 10th (doors open at 6:30 pm)
*NEW LOCATION! Civic Gardens*
625 Springbank Dr (just West of Wonderland); plenty of parking & accessible washrooms
LTC Bus Routes: #5 Springbank & #10 Wonderland

A brief, accessible walk of remembrance on a designated path,
followed by a short program which will include:

A special screening of a new locally produced film entitled Behind the Curtain. This short film, funded by the London Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, documents the legacy of two local mothers who have lost adult children to suicide.

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Paul Links was appointed Chair/Chief of the Department of Psychiatry in the Schulick School of Medicine & Dentistry, and it’s teaching hospitals, London Health Sciences Centre
& St. Joseph’s Health Care London in January 2012.  Dr. Links was the Deputy Chief of Psychiatry at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto as well as a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.  Dr. Links has held the role of the Arthur Sommer
Rotenberg Endowed Chair in Suicide Studies at the University of Toronto for the past 15 years.

In memory of loved ones lost to suicide, please feel welcome to bring their photo for our Lifting the Silence community photo album and/or a pair of new or gently used shoes to donate to charity.

Also on display: a moving photo/story exhibit of local survivors of suicide (someone who has lost
a loved one to suicide) which was launched in 2011.

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Find us on Facebook: lifting the silence on world suicide prevention day

Presented by: London-Middlesex Suicide Prevention Council

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