The City of Twin Falls Youth Council is hosting a rally and color run/walk to highlight teen suicide prevention at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 18 at the Twin Falls Visitor Center.
The community is encouraged to show their support by attending the rally “Life is Worth Living” at 9:30 a.m., and to participate in the color run/walk that will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Onsite registration for the color run/walk will begin at 8 a.m., or residents can register online at tfid.org by going to the Parks & Recreation Department page and selecting ‘Register for Activities.’ The registration cost is $5 for students and $10 for adults. T-shirts are no longer available so participants are encouraged to bring a white shirt.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the Youth Council organized the event to raise awareness about the five steps of teen suicide prevention, which are:
2. Keep them safe
3. Be there
4. Help them connect
5. Follow up
For more information about these steps, as well as other resources for suicide prevention, please go to idahosuicideprevention.org