A suicide awareness concert and gathering will be held Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The gathering will start at the Gwen Ringwood Amphitheater in Boitanio Park followed by a walk to Williams Lake Secondary School for the concert in the school commons.
The event will include dedication of a memorial tree and wall, moment of silence, information and resources on suicide, personal stories, plus musical performances by local musicians.
The event is being organized by the local Suicide and Sudden Death Committee.
Canada loses 4,000 people a year to suicide and another 23,000 Canadians are hospitalized each year from suicide attempts.
For more information on suicide and its prevention call Bettina Schoen at 250-305-4420.