MARIA MILITO TO HOST & EMILY WOLFE TO HEADLINE WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY BENEFIT TO SUPPORT THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SUICIDOLOGY
NEW YORK, NY (JUNE 22, 2023): On Sunday, September 10, 2023, the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) will present the 2023 World Suicide Prevention Day Benefit at The Bowery Electric (327 Bowery, New York, NY 10003) in New York City.
The much-anticipated event will be hosted by Maria Milito. A native New Yorker, Maria has been heard on the airwaves for more than 25 years and can currently be heard on classic rock station Q104.3.
Headlining the event will be Emily Wolfe, a triple-threat rock & roll singer-songwriter-guitarist from Austin, Texas. Emily is breathing new life into classic rock & roll with her incendiary guitar chops and original songwriting.
“The combination of this recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day with a legendary media personality and one of the most exciting live performers promises to be a night to remember,” said Leeann Sherman, MPS, CAE, President & CEO of the American Association of Suicidology. “This event will allow AAS to provide more resources and education across the country as well as reduce the stigma associated with suicide prevention and mental health.”
Other acts and special guests will be announced soon. Doors open at 7:00pm and this is a 21+ event. Advance tickets are $25 each ($35 at the door).
For ticket and sponsorship information, visit www.suicidology.org/benefit.
About American Association of Suicidology
The American Association of Suicidology is the world’s largest and nation’s oldest membership-based suicide prevention organization. Founded in 1968 by Edwin S. Shneidman, PhD, AAS promotes the research of suicide and its prevention, public awareness programs, public education and training for professionals and volunteers. The membership of AAS includes mental health and public health professionals, researchers, suicide prevention and crisis intervention centers, school districts, crisis center professionals, survivors of suicide loss, attempt survivors, and a variety of laypersons who have an interest in suicide prevention. Learn more about AAS at www.suicidology.org.
Responsible reporting on suicide, including stories of hope and resilience, can prevent more suicides and open the door for help for those in need. Visit the Media as Partners in Suicide Prevention: Suicide Reporting Recommendations for more details. For additional information, visit SuicideReportingToolkit.com and Stanford University’s Media and Mental Health Initiative. For crisis services anywhere in the world, please visit FindAHelpline.org and in the continental United States chat, text or call 988.
Chris Cosentino, Chief Marketing Officer, American Association of Suicidology, email@example.com