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Walk for Hope

Sat, 23 Mar 2013 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

JMU, Blue Ridge Community College, Bridgewater College, and Eastern Mennonite University will unite and lead Walk for Hope to raise awareness about depression and suicide, 9-noon, March 23 at JMU’s Godwin Field.

Students from each college, along with their school president, will walk from separate locations near JMU Campus to Godwin Field for music, speakers, refreshments, and activities. Open to the public, all are encouraged to attend and help offer hope to all people affected by depression and suicide.

The event is sponsored by the Austin Frazier Memorial Fund, Bridgewater College, JMU, EMU, and RMH Behavioral Health. Register online to walk with the JMU team March 23 from the Commons to Godwin Field.

The JMU Counseling and Student Development Center (CSDC) provides the highest quality individual and group counseling to JMU students struggling with problems common to a college population, and it serves as an assessment and referral source for students with more serious and chronic psychological difficulties. The CSDC also engages in active outreach efforts that focus on the prevention of problems and that maximize the potential of all students to benefit from the academic environment and experience.

What are the top 10 concerns of JMU students? The CSDC staff can help.

For more information and to register for #WalkForHope, visit its Facebook page. To make an appointment to meet with a counselor, call 540-568-6552.

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