World Suicide Prevention Day

Council buildings will be light up orange on September 10 for World Suicide Prevention Day 2015

Published: 7th September 2017

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council is illuminating Enniskillen Castle and the Strule Arts Centre, Omagh orange on Sunday 10 September 2017 to mark World Suicide Prevention Day.

Organised locally by the charity Cycle Against Suicide, the purpose of the illumination to help raise awareness of suicide prevention and to spread the message, ‘It’s OK not to feel OK and it’s absolutely OK to ask for help’.

Enniskillen Castle and Strule Arts Centre are just two of a number of iconic properties and landmarks that will be illuminated orange across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland on 10 September as part of the Cycle Against Suicide initiative called ‘Events Against Suicide’.

The lighting up of Council buildings to mark specific days of significance is just one way in which the Council may provide support to a particular charity. Enquiries regarding illuminating Council properties and charity support should be made to Louise McLaughlin, Community Services, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council by telephoning 0300 303 1777 or emailing louise.mclaughlin@fermanaghomagh.com.

For further information about Cycle Against Suicide, including contact details for anyone in need of support, visit www.cycleagainstsuicide.com. Support is also available by telephoning Lifeline on 0808 808 8000.

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