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The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Louisiana Tech University are hosting the Out of the Darkness walk for suicide prevention at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Argent Pavillion.

The campus walk raises funds and awareness for educational programs, research and offers support for survivors of suicide loss.

According to AFSP.org, in 2013, 41,149 suicides were reported in the United States. That’s one suicide every 12.8 minutes. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death for Americans. It is the second leading cause of death for individuals ages 18-24.

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