LVF to Hold Candlelight Vigil to Memorialize Victims lost to Suicide
As part of its suicide prevention efforts, Lenape Valley Foundation will hold a candlelight vigil on Thursday, September 9. The vigil will take place in the courtyard outside the Bucks County Courthouse located at 55 E. Court Street, Doylestown, Pa. at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to community members.
The candlelight vigil for suicide prevention will memorialize the victims of suicide, offer support for family members and friends touched by suicide and offer hope for the future. Community members are welcome and encouraged to attend. The vigil will take place during National Suicide Prevention Week, which is Sept. 5 – 11, and is an annual campaign in the United States geared toward informing and engaging the general public about suicide prevention and the warning signs associated with suicide. The campaign aims to reduce the stigma surrounding the topic of suicide and encourages the pursuit of mental health assistance, while also offering support and resources to those who have attempted suicide.
If you, or a loved one, are experiencing a mental health crisis, LVF has an array of supportive services and resources to help. For immediate help please call the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-499-7455
For more than 60 years, Lenape Valley Foundation has partnered with residents of Bucks County encountering mental health, substance use, intellectual or developmental challenges, providing services to assist them in the pursuit of their personal aspirations and an enhanced quality of life. Lenape Valley Foundation is a private, not-for-profit provider of crisis, information and referral, treatment, case management, residential, consultation and psycho-educational services
If you, or a loved one, are experiencing a mental health crisis, LVF has an array of supportive services and resources to help. For immediate help please call the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-499-7455. Or you can access LVF Mobile Crisis Team at the same number.
Hold on. You matter!