North Country Out of the Darkness Walk

North Country Out of the Darkness Walk to Fight Suicide October 1, 2017

Join us for the North Country Out of the Darkness Community Walk on October 1, 2017 at the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid.  Registration/Check in begins at 11:30 am, the Walk begins at 1:00 pm.  Proceeds benefit local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, including advocacy for public policy, suicide prevention education, and support programs for survivors of suicide loss.  Register to walk, be a virtual walker, make a donation, volunteer or become a sponsor at  Contact Shelby at 518-962-2077 or for more information.


Out of the Darkness Paint & Sip Fundraiser Planned for May 6

Come join the Mental Health Association in Essex County, Inc. and the Essex County Suicide Prevention Coalition in a fun-filled Creative Bloc Paint & Sip event to benefit the 2017 North Country Out of the Darkness Walk.  The cost is $40 and includes all painting supplies, 2 beverages (from a selections of wines or non-alcoholic beverages) and hors d’oeuvres.  Must be pre-paid.  Pay by April 8 for a $5 discount.  Come have fun while supporting a great cause!  Call 518-572-2666 to RSVP, credit cards accepted.  Or pay via Paypal to