Psych Congress Walk

Join us on September 7, 2023


Psych Congress Out of the Darkness Walk



Walk With Us

The Psych Congress Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

By registering for the walk on Thursday, September 7, 2023, you are joining a strong community united in an effort to fight suicide while showing up for yourself, recognizing and honoring those you love, raising awareness, educating communities, supporting one another, and sharing hope.

Every dollar you raise through the Psych Congress Walk allows AFSP to invest in life-saving research, education, advocacy, and support for those impacted by suicide.

Walk Date: 09/07/2023
Walk Location: John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge - Nashville, TN
Registration & Pre-Walk Activities Begin: 6:00 am
Walk Begins: 6:30 am
Event Ends: 7:30 am

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Contact Information

Karla Shao (She/Her), 609-630-6209,
- Paul Augustyniak, 630-200-7759,

Psych Congress Walk FAQs

When and where is the walk?
The 1 mile walk is taking place on Thursday, September, 7th at the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge. We will gather at the 3rd Avenue base of the bridge to begin the walk (133 3rd Ave. South, Nashville, 37201).


Where do I check in?
AFSP Tennessee staff and volunteers will be on-site at Music City Center on Wednesday, September 6th from 10am - 8pm. You may check in, pick up your walk t-shirt and other materials during that time.




Are dogs allowed at the walk?
Yes! We allow leashed dogs to participate in the walk. 

Is there a registration fee or fundraising minimum?
No, there is no registration fee or fundraising minimum to participate. All Psych Congress attendees are encouraged to walk with us.


How do I make an offline donation?
To send a donation by check, please complete this form and send it with your check to the address provided. Donations will be accepted through 12/31/23.


How can I learn more about AFSP Tennessee?
To learn more about AFSP Tennessee and our work to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide in the Volunteer State, please visit our website:



How You Can Help

Share on Social Media

Share your story, post photos, invite others to join you or donate to your fundraising efforts. Social media is a powerful tool!

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @afsptn, and don't forget to use #afsptennessee



Create a Team

It's more fun to walk together! Gather your co-workers and form a team to walk together 09/07/2023.

Fundraise to Help #StopSuicide

When you raise fundraise for the Psych Congress Out of the Darkness Walk you make it possible for AFSP to fulfill our mission to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. 

*In addition to fundraising online, you will be able to turn in additional cash or check donations on-site.



Thank you to all participants, volunteers, donors, and sponsors for your support!

Together, we can fight suicide.