By Paul Schmitt
With the suicide rate increasing over twenty percent in Wisconsin the past fifteen years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Prevent Suicide Door County is planning a walk to help create awareness. The annual Suicide Prevention Walk is planned for this coming Monday at 5:30 pm starting at Martin Park. Cheryl Wilson, head of the Prevent Suicide Door County – Nathan Wilson Coalition shares the prevention tool used to help detect possible suicidal tendencies.
September 9th through 15th is National Suicide Prevention Week and September is National Suicide Prevention Month. The walk on Monday will span the two downtown bridges in Sturgeon Bay. You can find more information about learning the signs of suicide behavior with this story online.