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  • International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

    Start time: 11/17/2018 10:30 AM

    End time: 11/17/2018 12:30 PM

    ​The AlaSuicideLossDay.jpgchua County Crisis Center invites residents to the "International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day" on Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Survivors of Suicide Loss Memoray Garden at Cofrin Nature Park (4810 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville).  This event is free and open to the community, and refreshments will be provided.  Those wishing to attend are asked to park at the University City Church of Christ parking lot, east of Cofrin Nature Park at 4626 NW 8th Avenue.  Parking is available at the park for those with a disabled parking placard.

    International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is designated as a day when the friends and family of those who have died by suicide can join together for healing and support.

    The vigil is sponsored by the Friends of the Crisis Center, in partnership with the Alachua County Crisis Center and the Survivors of Suicide Support Group.  The Friends of the Crisis Center would like to extend thanks to the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and the Alachua County Commission for their support in the development and maintenance of the Survivors of Suicide Loss Memory Garden.

    Alachua County Crisis Center Director Alexandra Martinez said "Please join us for this remembrance and a very special tribute for a dedicated volunteer and fellow survivor."

    For more information, contact Alexandra Martinez at 352-264-6792 or amartinez@alachuacounty.us.