Bringing Suicide Prevention “Out of the Darkness”

Every Fall, family members, friends and colleagues walk together in hundreds of communities across the nation to raise awareness and end the stigma surrounding depression and other mental disorders which could lead to suicide…  On Sunday,  The Out of The Darkness Community Walk comes to Lake Placid for a stroll around Mirror Lake,  The event is sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention…

Out of the Darkness Deb, Doug and Linda

Linda Mcclargan is the Program Director for the Colby Inpatient Psychiatric Unit and the Interim Chief Nursing Officer at Adirondack Medical Center. She Co-Chairs this year’s Out of the Darkness Walk with Deb and Doug Jerdo. We spoke with all three at AMC Saranac Lake about the event. Registration for the Out of the Darkness Walk ends online this afternoon but registration on location begins at the Olympic Oval at 11:30am on Sunday and runs through the walk itself around Mirror Lake which begins at 1pm..  The National Suicide Hotline is 800-273-TALK or 800-273-8255..AUDIO – 100413 – Out of the Darkness Walk 

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