Myrtle Beach hosts national suicide prevention walk, “Out of the Darkness”

Out of the Darkness Walk

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) — A nationwide community walk for suicide prevention is coming to Myrtle Beach. “Out of the Darkness” seeks to increase awareness for suicide prevention and raise funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Co-chair for the event, Valerie White, lost her 26-year-old daughter, Megan, in 2011. White joined Erica Edwards on News 13 Now Friday to share her story and passion for the event.

The “Out of the Darkness” Community Walk takes place Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Broadway at the Beach, beside Margaritaville. Registration begins at 9 a.m., the walk starts at 10:30 a.m. For more information about the event, or to register, go to: http://www.afsp.org/myrtle. For more information about the AFSP go to: http://www.afsp.org.