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Posted on: September 5, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Third Annual Recovery and Suicide Awareness Night

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The City of Las Cruces Mayor’s Suicide Prevention Task Force invites the community to a night of celebration of recovery with music, entertainment, free food, face painting, and balloons beginning at 5 p.m. Sept. 6, 2019 at City Hall, 700 N. Main St., and progressing to Plaza de Las Cruces, 100 Main St., at 6 p.m.

Community providers will be at the Plaza with information about recovery services and available treatment. Education about mental illness, Narcan, Naloxone and suicide prevention will also be provided. 

The celebration will include a recovery walk from City Hall to Plaza de Las Cruces, a poster contest and an opportunity to share memories of loved ones on the Memorial Wall. The event is presented in partnership with the New Mexico Behavioral Health Services Division-ROSC, the City of Las Cruces, Families & Youth Inc., Blue Cross Blue Shield, Western Sky Community Care, Mesilla Valley Hospital, Vista Taos Renewal Center, Zia Recovery, Amador Health Center, Shadow Mountain Recovery Center, Mesilla Valley Hospital, Care-Cancer Aid Research & Education, NAMI-SNM, View Point Rehabilitation LLC, Integrative Counseling Services and Santa Fe Grill. 

For information and a complete schedule of events, call Lori Garcia-Palacios, Long Term Care Manager, City of Las Cruces Senior Programs at 575/528-3000.

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