Suicide Prevention Activities, Events for Fall Counseling and Advice, General, Student Life Suicide Prevention Activities, Events for Fall September is designated nationally as Suicide Prevention Month Friday, September 14, 2018 Ruthie Counter | 0 Fall can be a difficult time of year for many, especially for those who experience anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and other conditions. To assist the campus and community, Parkland College's Counseling Services unit will host the following suicide prevention-related events and activities this fall, beginning in September, designated nationally as Suicide Prevention Month. The public is invited to participate in these events taking place on campus and within the community: The 22 Challenge Thursday, Sept. 20 11 a.m. | Student Union Come support our veterans and get your fitness on, as we join together to bring awareness to the importance of suicide prevention in our veteran population. Out of the Darkness: Community Walk to Fight Suicide Saturday, Sept. 22 11 a.m. | Crystal Lake Park To join Parkland College's team, "Parkland Friends," to donate to support effort, or for more information, please contact Counselor Dennis Cockrum at firstname.lastname@example.org or 217/369-2190. National Depression Screening Day Wednesday, Oct. 17 Noon–1 p.m. | Room U140 Free session includes video, follow-up panel discussion, and free confidential screenings. International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day Saturday, Nov. 17 | Room U140 Registration begins at 8:15 a.m., program starts at 9 a.m. A gathering of those affected by suicide loss in an effort to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope.