Close to 500 marched the streets of Reykjavík last night, to show support in the fight against suicide.
The march ended with a candle floating in the Reykjavík pond in memory of those who have taken their own lives. RÚV reports.
The march was organized in relation with the 14th International Mental Health Day. It is the 11th time the day has been recognized in Iceland.
This year’s slogan is ‘Growing knowledge – more hope: Together we strengthen mental health and reduce suicide’.
A conference on was held in Reykjavík yesterday to discuss a new take on mental health. Minister of Health, Siv Fridleifsdóttir, opened the conference.
She said mental health is of great importance and deserves much attention. This was reported by mbl.is.