American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's Out of the Darkness Walk

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, but there is something we can do about it. Each year, thousands of people participate in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness CommunityWalks, raising awareness and letting people know they are not alone.

Join us on Saturday, November 16th at Treaty Oak Park as we walk to fight suicide.

Funds raised support research, education, advocacy, and support for those affected by suicide. Remember: Suicide prevention starts with everyday heroes like you.

Come be a part of the movement that’s helping create a culture that’s smart about mental health.

Register today at AFSP. Together, we can stop suicide.­­


Event Details

Walk Date: 11/16/2019

Walk Location: Treaty Oak Park, 1123 Prudential Dr. - Jacksonville, FL

Check-in/Registration Time: 8:00 am

Walk Begins: 10:00 am

Walk Ends: 12:00 pm

Online registration closes at noon (local time) the Friday before the walk. However, anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the walk from the time check-in begins until the walk starts. Registration is free and open to the public. Walk donations are accepted until December 31st.

Welcome to the Out of the Darkness Jacksonville Walk

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

Thanks to Walkers and Donors like you, AFSP has been able to set a goal to reduce the annual suicide rate 20% by 2025.

Click the Register Now button at the top of the page to get started right away.

Help Spread the Word!

Please help promote the event through your social media outlets! #OutoftheDarkness

The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, support, and a walk that unites a campus and community – a time to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental illness have affected our lives and our loved ones. 

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