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Army of the Tread Fight Suicide Ride

Sep 15, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT

Free
American road at Valley of Fire State Park, USA
Free

Purpose: To raise awareness about suicide prevention, promote mental health awareness, and provide support to those affected by suicide. When you join the Army of the Tread Fight Suicide Ride, you unite with others who are equally committed to preventing suicide and delivering hope to individuals impacted by it. Join Army of the Tread to advocate for suicide prevention.

Statistics:

  • The age-adjusted suicide rate in 2021 was 14.04 per 100,000 individuals.
  • In 2021, men died by suicide 3.90x more than women.
  • On average, there are 132 suicides per day.
  • White males accounted for 69.68% of suicide deaths in 2021.
  • In 2021, firearms accounted for 54.64% of all suicide deaths.
  • 94% of adults surveyed in the U.S. think suicide can be prevented.

Citation: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. “Suicide Statistics.” AFSP, 19 May 2023, https://afsp.org/suicide-statistics.

Event Details: Riders can participate in electric vehicles (EVs). Participants are encouraged to wear attire representing the cause, such as green ribbons or Suicide Prevention Awareness merchandise.

Safety Measures: Traffic laws and regulations must be followed throughout the ride. Route: Below is a proposed route, we will update our membership and the public once the route has been finalized.

Starting Point: Las Vegas Strip, “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign” parking area.

Route:

  1. Start from Las Vegas Boulevard heading south.
  2. Turn right onto E Russell Road.
  3. Continue on E Russell Road and merge onto I-15 S.
  4. Take exit 27 for NV-146/Blue Diamond Road.
  5. Turn right onto NV-146 W/Blue Diamond Road.
  6. Continue on NV-146 W/Blue Diamond Road, passing through the scenic Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
  7. Turn left onto NV-159 W/Blue Diamond Road.
  8. Continue on NV-159 W, passing the Spring Mountain Ranch State Park.
  9. Turn right onto NV-160 E/Blue Diamond Road.
  10. Merge onto I-15 N via the ramp to Las Vegas.
  11. Take exit 36 for Russell Road.
  12. Turn left onto W Russell Road.
  13. Continue on W Russell Road and head back towards the Las Vegas Strip.

Ending Point: Return to the Las Vegas Strip for closing remarks, reflections, and community support activities.

 

Details

Date:
Sep 15
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Venue

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
Las Vegas, NV
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Army of the Tread Fight Suicide Ride

Raise awareness about suicide prevention, promote mental health awareness, and provide support to those affected by suicide.

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