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Suicide Prevention Walk & Remembrance
Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 12:00 PM

On September 11th at noon, Erie VAMC is hosting their annual Suicide Prevention Walk in memory of those taken by suicide and in support of efforts made to prevent suicide among Veterans. All Veterans, their families, and community members are welcome to attend. VA staff will be on-site to provide information and resources. 

The walk will begin with a brief opening ceremony led by the Erie VA Chaplain, followed by a moment of silence and a short walk around the VA grounds.

For emotional or mental distress, Veterans and their family members can contact the Veterans Crisis Line for confidential support 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255, Veterans Press 1. For more information about suicide prevention, visit


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