Please join us on April 8th, 2008 for the 6th Annual Suicide
Prevention Day at the Capitol, a statewide event to promote education
and raise awareness!
Suicide Prevention Day Flyer 2008
Statewide Office of Suicide Prevention and the Florida Suicide Prevention
Coalition as advocates, survivors, grassroots organizations, youth and state
agencies come together to bring suicide to the forefront as a public issue
and over time to save thousands of lives that would otherwise be taken by
their own hands.
Meet us in front of the Old Capitol
Building at 1:00 PM where walkers will begin to gather and receive free
t-shirts. The walk will begin at 1:30 PM and end in Waller Park
for the press conference at 2:00 PM. The press conference will
feature Governor Crist (invited); Bill Janes, Director of the Office of Drug
Control; Jim McDonough, Award Recipient and Former Secretary of the
Department of Corrections; Seamus McCarthy, Keynote Speaker for the Suicide
Prevention Action Network USA; and Judy Bousquet, Chair of the Florida
Suicide Prevention Coalition. Please also visit display booths in the
Capitol Plaza Rotunda from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Please see the attached flyer for
additional information about parking and a map of the walk route, and also
visit our website at
(launching soon). Please forward this information to anyone you know who
may be interested and feel free to post within your organization or
Please contact me with any questions. I
look forward to seeing you there!