The Montgomery County Suicide Prevention Coalition will hold its 1st Annual “Survivors of Suicide Memorial” ceremony on Friday, November 18, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. on the plaza area outside of Fifth Third Field (corner of N. Patterson Boulevard and E. Monument Avenue in Downtown Dayton)*.
The purpose of the ceremony is to bring together survivors of suicide loss for mutual support and to remember the 110 individuals who committed suicide in Montgomery County from July, 2010 through July, 2011.
The “Survivors of Suicide Memorial” will feature the release of 110 balloons and the pinning of 110 ribbons on a special wreath.
*If there is inclement weather, the location will be moved to the lobby of the Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services Board for Montgomery County located at 429 E. Monument Avenue in Dayton.
For information about suicide prevention/intervention, contact the ADAMHS Board for Montgomery County at 937-443-0416.