Out of the Shadows Walk

Coinciding with World Suicide Prevention Day, 10 September 2022, the Out of the Shadows Walk unites people from different backgrounds and communities who have been impacted by the death of a loved one through suicide.

Out of the Shadows Walk

You can make a difference by participating in Lifeline South Coast’s Out of the Shadows walk for suicide prevention, held to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10 every year.

Join us in 2022 to raise awareness, remember the lives of loved ones lost and unite in a commitment to combat the stigma around suicide.     

Details

When: Saturday, 10 September 2022 | From 5:45am

Where: Flagstaff Point Lighthouse

Join us as we walk at sunrise to raise awareness, remember those lost to suicide, and support those who are impacted and continue to struggle with suicide.

The health and safety of our community continues to be our number one priority, please follow local restrictions and social distancing recommendations throughout your walk.

Registration

This is a free event for the community.

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Lifeline South Coast virtual garden

The Lifeline South Coast virtual garden has been created as a place to come together, a place for remembrance and reflection. Unity in knowing you are not alone.

With your help, we hope to have as many flowers planted as possible to send a powerful message of hope and connection to those who are impacted by suicide.

There are four native flowers to pick from which each have a special meaning.

Morning Flag (purple): In memory of
A flower for someone lost to suicide, loved and remembered. A reflection on a life lost to suicide and the pain for those left behind.

Magenta mist (pink): For lived experience
A flower to spare, a story to share. A journey shared. The voice of lived experience can offer hope to others.


Sunny Rambler (yellow): An advocate for mental health & suicide prevention
A flower of support, a promise of connection. In recognition of the role we play in supporting people in crisis and preventing suicide.

Snow flake (white): In support of Australians currently in need of help
A flower of commitment to bring hope and help to people in a dark place. To ensure that all Australians experiencing emotional distress have access to 24 hours crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Visit the garden

For 24-hour telephone crisis support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14

If life is in danger, call 000

Lifeline South Coast would like to acknowledge the lives that have been lost to suicide. We are committed to supporting those with a lived experience of suicide and aim to reduce the stigma around seeking help for poor mental health and suicidal crisis.